Preg O’Donnell & Gillett, a regional, full-service litigation and business firm is seeking an Insurance Defense Litigation Legal Assistant to support three attorneys in our Seattle office. We are seeking a legal assistant with three or more years of litigation experience who enjoys working closely with attorneys and supporting clients in a comfortable and friendly work atmosphere. Attorney and client support includes:

  • Initiate conflicts checks and open new client matters
  • Docket and maintain case calendars
  • Review court rules to ensure compliance with court format and efiling requirements
  • Monitor case schedules and ensure attorneys are current with impending deadlines
  • Draft, proofread, format, and edit pleadings, correspondence, and client documents
  • E-file in federal, Washington state, and some Oregon state court jurisdictions
  • Contact clients to schedule appointments, depositions, and trial appearances
  • Prepare attorneys for depositions, hearings, and trial
  • Close case files following data destruction procedures
  • Knowledge of ProLaw document and case management software helpful
  • Proficient in AdobePro to redact, bates stamp and convert documents
  • Proficient in large file transfer products helpful

The ideal candidate should enjoy collaborating with coworkers and supporting each other with flexible work schedules. Excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills are a plus! Familiarity with insurance defense personal injury, motor vehicle, and construction defect cases helpful. Starting salary from 70-85k annually DOE.

Preg O’Donnell & Gillett offers a competitive salary, great benefits, an emphasis on life balance, and a friendly, business casual environment.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule with remote work access
  • Life, AD&D and long-term disability insurance
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee referral bonus
  • FSA / HSA
  • Parental leave
  • Profit sharing contributions
  • 401(k) Deferred Savings Plan

We look forward to hearing from you!

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