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Administration

While a specific job or opportunity may not be listed, Porter Wright is always interested in receiving highly qualified resumes for legal secretarial and administrative positions.

Please be assured that cover letters and resumes will be reviewed by our personnel department and applicants will be contacted directly should there be a suitable open position. 

Inquiries

David ZimmermanDavid G. Zimmerman
[email protected]
p 614.227.1907
f  614.227.2100

Current Openings

Integration Engineer

The Integration Engineer manages how data is captured and moved from disparate systems. This person manages the firm’s workflow technologies, as well as platforms designed for technical customization. The engineer interprets business problems, develops then executes applicable technical or process driven solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with attorneys and administrative departments to support software technology needs in all areas of legal practice and firm management
  • Install, update and maintain software applications and databases
  • Design and apply applicable enhancements to firm's Intranet
  • Research, evaluate and experiment with new software as needed
  • Evaluate, refine, develop and manage the firm’s New Business Intake, Conflicts and Workflow systems
  • Evaluate, refine, develop and manage the firm’s Financial Reporting dashboard

Qualifications:

  • SQL including SSRS, SSIS
  • SOAP
  • REST
  • SharePoint
  • Active Directory
  • XML

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Litigation Paralegal

This position involves working as a team with other litigation paralegals and attorneys on large client projects and cases. It entails a heavy focus on product liability and personal injury cases.

Primary Responsibilities:

Product Liability

  • Proof and cite check briefs
  • Review records for relevance and privilege
  • Manage document productions
  • Summarize depositions
  • Catalog witness information/contacts
  • Review subpoenas
  • Request FOIAs and other information from various organizations
  • Prepare for and attend court trials

Personal Injury

  • Collect and organize medical records and discovery
  • Analyze and summarize medical records information
  • Communicate and work with numerous experts (medical and in other areas)

Additional Qualifications:                                                                                                  

  • Litigation Paralegal with 3+ years’ experience in a law firm setting
  • Excellent computer and technology skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Be able to function independently as well as in teams of professionals
  • Paralegal degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Legal Administrative Assistant - Dayton Office

Responsible for providing attorney and non-attorney assignments clerical and administrative assistance to maintain high standards of efficiency and professionalism with clients. 

Job Duties (including but not limited to):

  • Participates in cultivation of client relationships by becoming familiar with the case/matter which provides for better service to the client and aids assignments in better preparing for client meetings.
  • Maintains calendars for assignments, schedules meetings and appointments; arranges for conference rooms and ensures conference rooms are appropriately stocked with beverages and supplies; escorts clients and visitors from reception area to appropriate conference room; makes travel arrangements as needed.
  • Opens and distributes mail to assignments.
  • Creates and edits correspondence, memoranda, pleadings, etc. Transcribes dictation.
  • Responsible for copying, faxing and scanning documents in appropriate format.
  • Prepares documents for mailing/delivery (i.e., U.S. mail, overnight delivery, UPS, courier).
  • Familiar with filing procedures (i.e., electronic filing) and appropriate documentation needed for various courts and entities.
  • Processes paperwork to open new client files; creates files in firm’s record management system; maintains current files and organizes files before processing for off-site storage.
  • Enters daily timekeeping for assignments.
  • Edits monthly billing memoranda and creates transmittal letters.
  • Prepares expense reports for assignments.
  • Maintains current address/telephone listing of clients for each assignment, ensuring they are properly entered into the firm’s client relationship management system. May be responsible for preparing mailing lists/labels for firm-sponsored seminars/events.
  • Maintains current log of client/matter numbers for each assignment.
  • Orders supplies weekly and maintains sufficient stock.
  • Takes advantage of all training opportunities to keep current with the firm’s software and procedures in order to maintain high standard of efficiency.
  • Provides assistance to other legal administrative assistants as time permits.
  • Performs such other duties as assigned, maintaining team effort to provide best possible assistance to assignments and clients.
  • Opportunity to handle some paralegal/client billable duties if interested.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school level education or equivalent office work experience.
  • Minimum of three years prior legal secretarial experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills; ability to communicate clearly and accurately; professional appearance and demeanor.

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]