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Legal Administrative Assistant

Murtha Cullina LLP is a premier NE regional law firm with offices in CT, MA and NY, seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, team player for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant for its Stamford office. This fast-paced position will require someone to manage multiple and possibly conflicting priorities and requires excellent organizational skills. The Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of administrative tasks in a law firm environment, including, but not limited to:  general administrative and legal support for attorneys, office services (copying, scanning, etc.), document management (filing/records) and special projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with time entries
  • Assist with downloading, distribution, and filing of electronic documents; 
  • Proofread materials to ensure high quality product;
  • Type neatly and accurately, using appropriate grammar and spelling;
  • File, scan and distribute incoming mail and physical correspondence
  • File electronic documents in Outlook and iManage
  • Perform mail merges and document comparisons;
  • Prepare expense reports and input/track in Chrome River;
  • Prepare and submit check requests and payment request forms;
  • Prepare physical files as needed; 
  • Prepare outgoing mail, shipping labels, and assist with large mailings;
  • Prepare binders, indexes and labels;
  • Process vendor invoices;
  • Schedule meetings and conference rooms; update Outlook calendars;
  • Set up conference rooms for meetings, and arrange for lunches, as needed;
  • Work with legal assistants and attorneys to locate and/or research information for assignments as directed;
  • Coverage of front desk, as needed
  • Support Administrative Management as requested
  • Proactive nature and initiative encouraged to identify problems and provide solutions

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • 1-3 years of office experience required, previous law firm experience a plus
  • Team player with ability to be proactive and focus on problem solving.
  • Professional and mature demeanor consistent with client facing position
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, specifically experience with Excel
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail with consistent accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Please send cover letter and resume in confidence to Amy McDuff, Director of Human Resources,



Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant

Murtha Cullina LLP is a Northeast regional law firm with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York. We are currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join the Litigation Department as part of a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

At Murtha Cullina, you will find a quality of life-based collegial work environment and a competitive benefits package. We believe that diversity among our staff and lawyers is essential to our continued success. It is our mission to recruit, retain and promote employees, and provide them with the environment and tools needed to reach their highest potential. We invest in the retention and development of our people because we know their success is what helps us become a better firm.

Position Summary

Murtha Cullina is currently seeking a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant to join its Litigation Department in the Hartford office. The ideal candidate must have 5 years’ experience as a Litigation LAA in a law firm environment.

This is a great opportunity for a Legal Assistant who wants to take on some paralegal responsibilities to join our firm.  You will be supporting several attorneys (Partners and Associates) in the LAA role but will have opportunities to train under a seasoned litigation paralegal to provide overflow and back-up coverage. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Opening of new matters
  • Time Entry
  • Reviewing, processing and submitting monthly client invoices
  • Submitting expense reports using Chrome River
  • Submitting vendor invoices
  • Creating and organizing binders (physical and electronic binders)
  • Tracking court schedules and calendars
  • E-filing in State and Federal Courts
  • Communicate with clients, court, counsel, and others
  • Prepare certain pleadings for attorney review, prepare responses to document production and review documents produced
  • Draft and serve summons
  • Summarize depositions
  • Prepare trial binders and exhibits
  • Cite check briefs and court pleadings
  • Summary process experience a plus, but not required
  • Experience with state court appellate briefs and filings
  • Assisting with trial preparation
  • Scheduling deposition appearances
  • Researching Bankruptcy Court and Superior Court cases on Pacer
  • Bankruptcy Court Fee Applications
  • Establishing and maintaining paper and/or electronic filing systems
  • General administrative support for multiple attorneys
  • Other duties as needed


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Litigation LAA.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Extensive knowledge of local court filing processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work well with attorneys and clients
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced office
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter; ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good judgment and decision-making ability

Please send cover letter and resume in confidence to Amy McDuff, Director of Human Resources,


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