Seeking Legal Assistant

Excellent Legal Assistant needed for trial practice firm. Good benefits, paid vacation with compensation above average and based on the experience and talents that you bring. Must have 2 years of solid legal experience, be self-motivated, a team player, detail-oriented and able to multi-task with minimal supervision. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook is also required. Position is full-time, Mon-Fri 8:30 – 5:30. Send salary expectations and resume to employer at or fax to 828-505-4302, no drop ins.

Duties include: client communications; scheduling appointments; greeting clients and visitors; answering multi-lined telephone; cold call intake; coordinating schedules for attorneys; filing and calendar management; preparing legal documents and correspondence from draft or dictation; organizing and maintaining electronic files and hard files; drafting, serving and organizing pleadings; preparation of discovery and correspondence; online case research; trial preparation and support; maintaining deadlines; e-filing experience; initial drafting of pleadings; communication with court persons and clients; and other office related duties.