Litigation Legal Assistant

Christian & Small LLP located in downtown Birmingham, AL has an immediate opening for a full-time litigation legal assistant. The successful candidate will assist attorneys through the performance of complex administrative duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process.


•Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners.

•Drafting correspondence; and typing and formatting legal documents.

•Opening, organizing, managing and closing files.

•A team player who will take ownership and become familiar with clients, cases and files.

•Expert knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and basic math.

•Highly proficient in scheduling meetings and managing calendars; and making and/or changing travel arrangements.


•Minimum four years experience in a litigation support role in a defense law.

•Substantial knowledge of legal terminology, regulations and court system.

•Strong knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems and transcription software.

•Working knowledge of document management software systems.

•Candidate must be highly organized, detail-orientated and proactive.

•Associate’s degree or equivalent preferred.

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