LEGAL ASSISTANT

    Web ID: W6303
    State:
    Compensation: $40,000 to $50,000 DOE
    Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Benefits: Great Benefits
Summary:

A well-established law firm specializing in family, state, federal, civil and criminal litigation is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant.

Job Description:
  • Provide comprehensive secretarial and administrative support with minimal supervision
  • Answer phone calls
  • Calendar litigation deadlines and perform administrative tasks as necessary
  • Ensure calendar and billing sheets are up to date
  • Record and store client information
  • Prepare, edit, review, and organize legal documents and correspondence
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of files
  • Responsible for opening new matters, running conflict checks and preparing engagement letters
  • Handle incoming calls.
  • Schedule appointments and maintain attorney’s calendar, including travel arrangements
  • Responsible for attorney time entry and expense reimbursements
  • Ensure documentation is properly filed electronically and physically
Job Requirements:
  • 5 – 10+ years of previous experience in a law firm environment
  • Familiarity with legal research
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs – especially Microsoft Outlook – and an ability to learn and use various other office software systems
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, assimilate information and take direction, when necessary
  • Familiarity with common legal terminology
  • Ability to manage time wisely and efficiently balance competing demands
  • Ability to uphold highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment on a day-to-day basis

To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume.