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Litigation Legal Assistant
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Snelling is recruiting for a full-time Litigation Legal Assistant for a well-established company in the Birmingham area. The Legal Assistant will assist the Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group in a broad range of areas including bankruptcy, asset recovery, loan workouts, small business foreclosures, collections, state court litigation, restructuring, and liquidations matters.
The starting salary range is $48,000-60,000, depending on experience. 
Litigation Legal Assistant Responsibilities:
  • Perform general administrative support functions as needed to meet deadlines and further the objectives of the bankruptcy practice group 
  • Update and manage attorney calendars with particular attention to court dates and other relevant case-related deadlines 
  • Draft routine court documents for attorney review and approval, including but not limited to pleadings and engagement letters 
  • Open new matters and close files as requested by attorneys 
  • Interact and communicate with courtroom deputies, judicial assistants, law clerks, and other courtroom staff in bankruptcy, state, and federal district courts 
Litigation Legal Assistant Requirements:
  • Must be well versed in bankruptcy, federal and state court procedures, and filing requirements, including e-filing 
  • A minimum of 4+ years of Commercial Bankruptcy experience within a law firm 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 suite of business software products, including Outlook, Word, Excel 
  • Working knowledge of Best-Case bankruptcy software and document management software. 
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion.
Interested and qualified candidates for the Litigation Legal Assistant should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.
For additional information, please contact Whittney Taylor at 205.879.9950 or
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