Seeking Legal Assistant

Sole practitioner North of Asheville seeks an experienced real estate legal assistant. The candidate must have experience with real estate closings in a law office. The position will require responsibility for providing a comprehensive range of secretarial support, communicating with clients/lenders/real estate agents, managing appointment calendar, and assisting the attorney in meeting the many deadlines associated with real estate closings.

Candidate must be professional, responsible, extremely detail oriented and possess excellent written and oral communication skills as well as computer skills. Do not apply unless you are seeking a long-term position. Candidate must excel at multi-tasking, meeting deadlines, and prioritizing work. We are looking for someone who has a professional and warm demeanor, and can be patient and understanding even with clients who may be difficult.

Must be proficient with typing/word processing and use of standard office equipment. Experience with WordPerfect, Alta-Star, Quickbooks, Timeslips, Microsoft Office, or eCopy is a plus.

Please respond via email only with a resume, references and a cover letter which should explain why you believe you are the ideal candidate for this job. Email In the subject line indicate “Real Estate Legal Assistant.” The cover letter should also include your salary requirements and earliest date available to start. Those candidates who appear to meet our qualifications will receive an e-mail or telephone call regarding a possible interview.