Legal Assistant/Paralegal Needed

LEGAL ASSISTANT/ PARALEGAL NEEDED: Asheville-based public healthcare organization seeking organized, motivated, dedicated professional to fill temporary contract position – currently funded through June 30, 2017. Initial projects are to organize, file and create tracking system for backlog of litigation files (both electronic and paper), organize historic contract files for audit purposes, and organize, file and create tracking system for Board of Directors minutes and records. Individual hired will also be expected to handle correspondence, mailings and pleadings for ongoing legal matters (volume is limited). Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills:

• Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and filing skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe
• Experience organizing litigation files (preferred experience with administrative appeals)
• Experience with Board minutes and records
• Experience responding to discovery requests preferred but not required
• Experience organizing contracts preferred but not required
• Team-oriented with good interpersonal skills
• Ability to multitask and prioritize between projects and competing needs
• Excellent time management skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including proper grammar, spelling and punctuation

NC paralegal certification not required. Fast learners & hard workers encouraged to apply. Compensation based on competitive hourly rate, depending on experience. Strong potential for position to become permanent, depending on performance and availability of continued funding. Please send cover letter, resume and references to