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Career Opportunities at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

As one of the largest and fastest-growing law firms in northern New England, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is continually looking to add experienced professionals to our award-winning team. Below are positions we are currently looking to fill. Interested applicants, please forward resumes and salary requirements to our HR firm at careers@shaheengordon.com.


Legal Assistant – Civil Litigation (Concord)

The Concord, NH office of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., is looking for a skilled Legal Assistant to work in the firm’s Civil Litigation Department. You will be joining a team of staff and attorneys dedicated to providing high-quality legal representation to civil litigation clients. You will provide administrative assistance to our attorneys which will include frequent client communication and collaboration with other staff members. You will also serve an important role in the litigation process and take responsibility for the finalization of pleadings, preparation of exhibits, and scheduling of trial preparation meetings. This position is best suited for someone who thrives on structure, enjoys interacting with people, and prides themselves on attention to detail.

Requirements

  • 2 to 5 years’ experience as a legal assistant in a law firm environment
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, scheduling, deadlines, court rules and procedures for New Hampshire state and federal courts
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and client needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team-oriented attitude with a passion for the production of high-quality legal work for clients
  • Proficiency in standard computer software, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel Experience with NetDocuments and Centerbase is preferable but not required

Responsibilities

  • Open client files (perform conflict checks, prepare engagement letters, etc.)
  • Perform administrative duties (scheduling appointments, calendaring hearings and deadlines, organizing files, finalizing general correspondence and legal documents, etc.)
  • Organize discovery materials and prepare exhibit notebooks
  • Have experience in complex cases, including trial preparation
  • Daily communications with clients, opposing counsel, and the court via phone and email

Shaheen & Gordon is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws in all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, transfer, promotion, discipline, compensation, termination, and layoff.

Shaheen & Gordon presents a pleasant, supportive, challenging, non-smoking work environment. Salary is commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits including health insurance, flexible spending account, and 401(k) plan employer match.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@shaheengordon.com.

No phone calls or agencies please.


Legal Assistant – Probate/Family Law (Concord)

The Concord, NH office of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., is looking for a skilled Legal Assistant to work in the firm’s Probate and Family Law Departments. You will be joining a team of staff and attorneys dedicated to providing high-quality legal representation to family law and probate clients. You will provide administrative assistance to our attorneys which will include frequent client communication and collaboration with other staff members. You will also serve an important role in the litigation process and take responsibility for the finalization of pleadings, preparation of exhibits, and scheduling of trial preparation meetings. This position is best suited for someone who thrives on structure, enjoys interacting with people, and prides themselves on attention to detail.

Responsibilities
  • Open client files (perform conflict checks, prepare engagement letters, etc.)
  • Perform administrative duties (scheduling appointments, calendaring hearings and deadlines, organizing files, finalizing general correspondence and legal documents, etc.)
  • Organize discovery materials and prepare exhibit notebooks
  • Have experience in complex cases, including trial preparation
  • Daily communications with clients, opposing counsel, and the court via phone and email
Requirements
  • 2-5 years’ experience as a legal assistant in a law firm environment
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, scheduling, deadlines, court rules and procedures for the New Hampshire Circuit Courts, ideally in the Probate and Family divisions
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and client needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team-oriented attitude with a passion for the production of high-quality legal work for clients
  • Proficiency in standard computer software, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel Experience with NetDocuments and Centerbase is preferable but not required

Shaheen & Gordon is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws in all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, transfer, promotion, discipline, compensation, termination, and layoff.

Shaheen & Gordon presents a pleasant, supportive, challenging, non-smoking work environment. Salary commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits including health insurance, flexible spending account, and 401(k) plan employer match. Please submit your cover letter and resume.

No phone calls or agencies please.

EOE.


Legal Assistant – Immigration (Manchester)

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., Attorneys at Law, is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant in their Manchester, NH office responsible for supporting attorneys that practice immigration law.

Contributions and Responsibilities
  • Field phone calls in English and Spanish, in addition to other languages
  • Conduct basic prospective client intake
  • Open and close files
  • Manage attorneys’ calendars
  • Monitor filing deadlines
  • Maintain clients’ files
  • Obtain documents, domestically and internationally
  • Draft forms
  • Summarize cases
  • Translate oral and written communications
  • Communicate with clients, agencies, courts, other parties
Qualifications
  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English
  • Must have excellent communication skills via email, phone, and in person
  • Must be highly-organized
  • Must pay close attention to detail, have the ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced work environment, and possess strong proofreading skills
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including, Word, NetDocuments, Centerbase, Outlook, Excel, Adobe, scanning and maintaining electronic files
  • Accurate filing and copying

Shaheen & Gordon is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws in all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, transfer, promotion, discipline, compensation, termination, and layoff.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1 – 3 years of legal assistant or comparable office experience. The ability to work independently, under time pressure and prioritize multiple tasks is required. We look forward to welcoming someone who takes pride in their work, is enthusiastic and who will thrive in a fast-paced environment. Experience in immigration law is strongly preferred.

Shaheen & Gordon presents a pleasant, supportive, challenging, non-smoking work environment. Salary commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits including a 401K plan. Please email your cover letter, resume and references to: careers@shaheengordon.com.


Legal Assistants – Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., Attorneys at Law, are looking for energetic and detail oriented Legal Assistants to join our group of professionals who will be responsible for supporting trial attorneys with workers compensation and personal injury cases in State and Federal Courts in their Dover, NH office. The ideal candidates will have at least 3-5 years’ experience. To be successful in this role candidates must demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a team, in addition to working independently.

Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:
  • Experience with contacting claims adjusters
  • Experience with requesting, reviewing and organization of medical records
  • Preparing medical evidence for trial
  • Scheduling Permanent Impairment Evaluations
  • Management of Personal Injury Files
  • Preparation of general correspondence, motions and objections
  • Have solid knowledge of Court Rules and all discovery deadlines
  • Assist with discovery and document management
  • Serve and file legal papers in the correct court and familiarity with electronic filing systems in both State and Federal Court
  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Adobe, Centerbase, NetDocuments, scanning and maintaining electronic files
  • Must have excellent communication skills via email, phone, and with clients, court staff and opposing counsel
  • Must be highly organized with an ability to prepare case files for attorneys to use at court hearings
  • Must have excellent secretarial skills, the ability to multi-task and under pressure, and able to prioritize is required. Attention to detail and proofreading skills are a must have

Shaheen & Gordon is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws in all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, transfer, promotion, discipline, compensation, termination, and layoff.

Shaheen & Gordon presents a pleasant, supportive, challenging, non-smoking work environment. Salary commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits including health insurance, flexible spending account, and 401(k) plan employer match. Please email your cover letter, resume and references to: careers@shaheengordon.com.

No phone calls or agencies please.

EOE


Legal Assistant – Criminal

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., Attorneys at Law, is seeking an energetic and detail-oriented Legal Assistant to join our group of professionals who will be responsible for supporting trial attorneys in our growing criminal practice group involving cases in State and Federal Courts.

Contributions and Responsibilities
  • Open and close files, manage attorneys’ calendars
  • Management of Criminal Files
  • Preparation of general correspondence
  • Draft basic motions
  • Preparation of legal pleadings, including memorandum and motions for both State and Federal Courts
  • Monitor deadlines
  • Assist with discovery and document management
  • Serve and file legal papers in the correct court and familiarity with electronic filing systems in Superior, Circuit and Federal Courts
  • Must have excellent communication skills via email, phone, and in person with clients, court staff and opposing counsel
  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Adobe, Centerbase, NetDocuments, scanning and maintaining electronic files
  • Must have excellent secretarial skills, the ability to multi-task and under pressure, and able to prioritize is required. Attention to detail and proofreading skills are a must have

Shaheen & Gordon is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws in all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, transfer, promotion, discipline, compensation, termination, and layoff.

Shaheen & Gordon presents a pleasant, supportive, challenging, non-smoking work environment. Salary commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits including health insurance, flexible spending account, and 401(k) plan employer match. Please email your cover letter and resume: careers@shaheengordon.com.

Please email your resume, cover letter (including salary requirements) and references to: careers@shaheengordon.com

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    Settlement in an auto accident that led to wrongful death.

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    Settlement in an auto accident that led to wrongful death.

  • Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit $2 Million

    D. Michael Noonan represented the parents of Jacob Goulet, a teen who died after being swept away in a storm drain, in a wrongful death case against the city of Nashua.

  • Pedestrian Run Over by Tractor Trailer Truck $1.7 Million

    Pedestrian injured by tractor trailer truck making illegal U-turn received a settlement of $1,700,000.00 as compensation.

  • Settlement for Second-Floor Fall Victim $1.5 Million

    A young man was injured in fall from unsafe second-floor sliding door received a settlement of $1,500,000.00 as compensation.

  • Car Strikes & Injures Motorcycle Passenger $1.25 Million

    Car runs a stop sign and strikes motorcycle on which plaintiff is riding as a passenger causing serious, permanent injuries.

  • Motorcycle Passenger Struck by Car & Injured $1.25 Million

    Woman passenger on a motorcycle injured in a car crash received $1,250,000.00 as compensation.

  • Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Automobile $1.25 Million

    Family receives $1,250,000.00 in compensation in wrongful death claim.

  • Settlement of Estate of Worker Killed by Electrocution $1.225 Million

    Settlement was pieced together from four defendants, following the electrocution of a lineman for a cable construction company.

  • Recovered for Woman Exposed to Dangerous Drug $1.05 Million

    A woman was harmed by the use of a dangerous drug received a settlement of $1,050,000.00 as compensation.

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