Administrative Support   
Legal   

Legal Assistant, Paralegal, Law Assistant-550H

We are looking for a specialized Legal Secretary to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. You will work under the supervision of an attorney and will also provide support in assigned legal cases. The goal is to sustain efficiency of all office procedures and case management to guarantee reliability and consistency.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers
  • Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners.
  • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls.
  • Manage large volume of emails and other communications including dictation..
  • Greet visitors and perform initial screening of clients
  • Source and verify important case intelligence from courts, co-counsel, opposing counsel & class members.
  • Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions while accurately storing and maintaining the files.
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as legal secretary
  • Knowledge of constitution, legal terminology, regulations and court system.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, transcription software.
  • Working knowledge of court-filing system, PACER software systems is a plus
  • Outstanding time-management and typing skills
  • Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people

Legal Statement

We provide Equal Employment opportunities E O to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and support the hiring of veterans.

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