Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary
Litigation Legal Assistant (Legal)
Litigation Legal Assistant
About The Firm
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary serves the legal and business needs of the transportation industry on a full-service basis. Our legal team is experienced in not only regulatory compliance, but also business structuring and transactions, litigation, insurance, labor and employment, highway accident defense, taxation, mergers and acquisitions, workers' compensation, logistics, driver leasing, warehousing, private fleet operations, outsourcing, and customs. We also represent clients in a variety of other related industries, including those that provide services or products in insurance, alternative workforce strategies, construction and real estate development, manufacturing, retail goods, and professional services. With our principal office in Indianapolis and other offices located coast to coast, we are easily accessible to clients nationwide.
The Firm has an opening for a full-time Litigation Legal Assistant in the Firm's Indianapolis office. The Firm has developed an optional 3-2 hybrid work schedule where employees are expected to work from the Indianapolis office at least three days per week and may opt to work from home up to two days per week.
The candidate will work under the supervision of the attorney(s) to whom he/she is assigned and will provide typical Litigation Legal Assistant services. Those services include preparing, retaining, and organizing correspondence, legal documents, agreements, pleadings, letters and electronic data. The candidate must be proficient in electronic court filings and be knowledgeable of multijurisdictional court procedures and rules. The candidate must have the ability to maintain positive contact with clients and other firm personnel and retain confidentiality of client and firm matters. Strong organizational and prioritization skills are also a must. Position responsibilities will require ability to efficiently and accurately operate personal computer utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and iTimekeep or similar timekeeping software. Candidates should be motivated and accountable, with excellent communication skills, good organizational and time management skills, as well as be a team player.
Essential Job Duties
Personal characteristics that will contribute to success in this position are a strong work ethic; the ability to draft original correspondence; a high degree of attention to detail; the ability to effectively work in a team environment as well as independently; and the ability to multi-task.
The Firm offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical/HSA, dental, vision, life, disability, family care leave, 401k/profit sharing retirement package and pet insurance. Employees are also eligible to work a hybrid schedule of three days in the office with up to two days per week working from home. The Firm will supply the necessary computer and accessory equipment to facilitate this hybrid work schedule.
The Firm has a collaborative, team culture that fosters support among peers and collegiality between assistants, paralegals, attorneys, and managers. We have a welcoming, equitable workplace with an open-door policy. The Firm was named Top 30 in Client Service in 2016, Indy Star Top Workplaces for 7 consecutive years, and Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in 2022.
Please send resumes to HR@scopelitis.com. Resumes with previous law firm experience will be considered first. Compensation for the Litigation Legal Assistant will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. An Equal Opportunity Employer.