compensation: Compensation based on experience. employment type: full-time
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POSITION: LEGAL ASSISTANT/SECRETARY
Dynamic divorce and family law firm seeks talented legal assistant to join team. Candidates should be a team player who is enthusiastic, friendly and responsible with ability to support office operations.
Duties + Responsibilities
*Greet clients and guests of the firm in a friendly and professional manner
*Maintain the professional presentation of the office
*Manage attorney calendars
*Enter all court dates and deadlines in Firm calendar
*Prepare daily calendar for principal attorney
*Schedule prospective client consultations
*Schedule client meetings and conference calls
*Assist with processing new files in case management system, and open and maintain client files
*Update files and file indexes prior to any hearing, deposition or meeting
*Maintain client database in case management system
*Arrange travel for attorneys
*Communicate with clients by email
*Prepare discovery notebooks
*Prepare attorney litigation bag with all necessary files and hearing notebooks
*Provide any additional assistance to attorney as needed and directed for client matters
*Assist with preparation of envelopes and postage for mailings as necessary
*Assist with scanning, faxing, photocopying and bates-stamping documents as necessary
*Enter billable time and expenses as requested; and
*Other duties as required
Qualifications + Experience Required
*Minimum 1 full year of Law Firm EXPERIENCE a must
*Experience handling high volume clientele
*Intermediate to Advanced skills in MS Word and Excel
*Typing skills 60+ WPM
*Excellent organizational and time management skills
*Proficient Proofreading Skills
*Dedication to providing high-quality service
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Ability to manage multiple internal clients and be adaptable to the needs of each
* Some college preferred.
* Considerations~ full-time, part-time, temp to permanent...
* Benefits available! Reviews and bonuses! Opportunities for growth!
Submit cover letter, resume, references and salary range.
(Only resumes with salary range considered.)
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