Position will generally require: answering phone calls; preparing a variety of legal documents under attorney direction and attorney supervision; preparing correspondence; creating and managing files; compiling documents for discovery and hearings; calendaring and calendar management for attorneys and assisting the managing attorneys and other team members with a variety of tasks as assigned.
Previous experience in family law, probate, state court and/or federal court is necessary. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and skill.
The ideal applicant will possess the following skills and qualifications:
◊ Perform a wide variety of administrative tasks
◊ Professionally respond to phone calls and emails
◊ Maintain calendars and schedule meetings in Outlook and Clio
◊ Strong computer skills (proficient knowledge of Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite — Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
◊ Self-starter who can multi-task, manage time, and document time for self
◊ Compose routine correspondence and maintain regular communication with clients
◊ Track and organize numerous documents, including contracts, memoranda, and pleadings
◊ Ensure that all documents have been proofread, edited, and revised as necessary for accuracy, format, grammar, and punctuation
◊ Extensive proofreading, redlining, and work with successive iterations
◊ Must be able to work accurately in fast paced environment
◊ Develop strong working relationships with supervising attorneys
◊ Must be dependable and reliable
◊ Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions
◊ Ability to perform clerical tasks with a high degree of accuracy
◊ Excellent written and oral communication skills, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation
◊ Strong organizational skills
◊ An ownership mentality sees tasks through to completion. Goes the extra step to proactively seek out answers to problems that may fall outside his/her area of expertise
Please send your cover letter, your resume, your references, and pay requests.
All applications will be confidential. No phone calls please.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $13.00 – $18.00 per hour