Seeking Full Time Legal Assistant

Job Description

The Van Winkle Law Firm is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to join our team in our Asheville, NC office.

This position provides support in a fast paced, dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a hands-on, positive, “can-do” approach.
Compensation is dependent on experience and skill set.

The position is full-time (40-hours per week).

Duties include:

Maintain positive and responsive contact with clients and observe confidentiality of client matters.
Serve as liaison between firm, clients, governmental offices, lending institutions, insurance agencies, and other parties
Prepare correspondence and reports
Create documents using legal formats and terminology, draft letters, memos, documents, and various other correspondence for attorneys and proofread all work
Organize and maintain electronic data
Manage traditional administrative needs
Manage daily workflow including scheduling appointments, maintaining calendars, and being a helpful resource to the supervising attorney
Demonstrate good judgment and professionalism, and exhibit flexibility and versatility to provide support
Demonstrate strong reasoning and resolution skills
Qualifications for this position include:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required, advanced skills or education is a plus
Previous legal assistant experience preferred
Prior paralegal experience desired
Willingness to learn the business practice and its systems
Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills, and proficient word processing skills
Ability to work well independently, be responsive, and manage deadlines
Exceptional flexibility and strong prioritization skills and the capability to adapt to change

Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off, Paid Holidays