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 email@example.com 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.