Portland OR

Legal Secretary – General Liability

CM Legal

Legal Secretary – General Liability

Our client is currently seeking a full time Legal Assistant for the General Liability team in their Portland, OR office. The ideal candidate must have at least three years' experience preparing discovery responses/pleadings and motions and legal assistant responsibilities. Knowledge of OR federal and state statutes, rules, and procedures is required. Must have excellent organizational, communication, writing, and research skills. The ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment is also required. 

Primary Job Duties

  • Preparing documents for pleadings, discovery, motions, letter correspondence, etc.
  • Organization of case files; gathering, organizing and analyzing data
  • Ideal candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Works closely with attorneys and in-office billing department including accounts receivable
  • Organize, chart and process incoming records and invoices
  • Follow up for outstanding records via telephone, e-mail and regular mail
  • Edit Motion and discovery documents
  • Organization of case files; gathering, organizing and analyzing data
  • Prepare Affidavits of Service and facilitate outgoing documents to the Court and to adversaries
  • Prepare court filings; and e-filing 


  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 – 3 years' legal experience
  • Candidates must have experience in preparing and serving documents
  • Candidates will be required to enter and bill their time
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook as well as other Microsoft Office applications including Word, Adobe PDF creation and searches
  • Familiarity with and prior use of Aderant Total Office (ATO), knowledge of Aderant Expert is a plus

Benefits include:

  • 401(k) 
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance 
  • Paid time off
  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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