Johanna Fumero is our Senior Legal Assistant and Office Manager. She completes a variety of tasks with supervisory responsibilities to support our office. Johanna is organized, efficient, highly motivated, and bilingual in English and Spanish. For these reasons, she delivers excellent service to our clients and exceeds their expectations with her proactive attitude. She has worked for Mr. Futerman for five years.
Through formal education, training, and experience, legal assistants have knowledge and expertise regarding the legal system and substantive and procedural law which qualify them to do work of a legal nature under the supervision of an attorney. Our legal assistant’s jobs includes both secretarial duties and more substantive legal tasks.
Some of the common tasks performed by our legal assistants are:
Ability to perform legal research
Draft legal documents
Read case law and prepare case briefs
Prepare trial notebooks for court
File court documents electronically
Prepare responses to complaints and discovery requests
Organize case files and maintain documents