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401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Full Job Description

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C., a national subrogation and insurance litigation is seeking a motivated and proactive Legal Assistant to join our office in Hartford, WI. The position will support two of the firm’s partners.

The Location

We have offices in Wisconsin (Hartford); Texas (Austin); Florida (Jacksonville); Massachusetts (Boston); California (Santa Ana), and Louisiana (New Orleans). Our Hartford office is ideal for concentration and collaboration; supporting our culture of working together to ensure outstanding results for our client. This position is located in Hartford, WI.

Legal Assistant Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience as a litigation legal assistant or paralegal in a law firm setting.
  • Familiarity with legal procedures in state and federal court.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with opposing counsel’s staff and judicial clerks when required.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • The candidate should have experience with case management programs (ProLaw) and be professionally proficient in all MS Office programs including Excel.
  • Understanding of legal citations and experience creating Tables of Contents and Tables of Authorities.
  • Candidates must be detailed oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to manage confidential information and sensitive situations with discretion.
  • Confidence to identify and analyze issues, make decisions, and initiate actions/solutions.
  • Valid authorization to work in the U.S.

Legal Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide onsite (in-office) legal and administrative support to two partners while also assisting firm wide as needed.
  • Experience e-filing in state and federal court.
  • Draft legal documents for attorney review.
  • Review, edit and proofread correspondence and pleadings for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting.
  • Converse directly with lawyers, clients, administrative staff, clerical personnel, courtroom staff members.
  • Answer phones and take messages as needed.
  • Track and file continuing legal education credit and admissions for assigned legal staff.
  • Schedule appointments and manage an active calendar of hearings, appointments, meetings, video calls and travel plans on behalf of attorneys.
  • Maintain and organize electronic files; update files with case status and information.

Salary range is negotiable based upon skills and experience. The firm also offers a benefit package including life, dental, health, vision, parental leave, and a 401(k) plan with employer contribution.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

  • Health insurance
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