Legal Assistant

A law firm has an immediate opening for an experienced Legal Assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Under attorney supervision, create, edit, transcribe, revise, proofread and maintain a variety of litigation and transactional documents
  • Assimilating and organizing documents per attorney directions.
  • Coordinating and organizing meetings for attorneys.
  • Maintain calendars and other time tables for matters to include scheduling/coordinating meetings and lawyers required deadlines.
  • Filing, faxing, sending documents via PDF, email, etc.
  • Other duties as required

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, and Outlook.  Must be able to readily adjust to changes in firm software and technologies.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent grammar, proofreading skills, attention to detail.
  • Type 60wpm.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and high pressured environment.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  •  Experience with SoftPro Software preferred.
  • Previous Residential Loan Closing Experience.
  • Must be a team player and possess the ability to partner effectively with other administrative areas in order to accomplish the firm’s goals.
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility to meet the demands of the position; this includes working with attorneys and staff.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00-5:00

Dependent upon experience and qualifications: $30K-$35K range