Assistant/legal secretary

We are looking for a self motivated Legal assistant to ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management. You will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of an attorney.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to lawyers and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses etc.
  • Must know how to set and keep calendars for trials and appointments
  • Must be extremely organized
  • Need to be punctual. You will not work Friday afternoon.
  • Must know how to proof read and take pride in their work
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars

Skills

  • Proven working experience as legal assistant or legal secretary with minimum of 3 years experience in law office
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,042.00 – $37,191.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
All persons entering the office as clients must wear masks when COVID numbers are high. Assistant is behind glass window.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • word or wordperfect: 3 years (Required)
  • working in law office: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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