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Legal Administrative Assistant

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATION

Job Title: LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Title of Immediate Supervisor: OFFICE MANAGER

SUMMARY

Handles all types of administrative functions within the office to include answering phones and greeting clients; drafting correspondence; making copies; opening, closing, and maintaining client files; maintaining attorney calendars; responding to general client inquiries regarding non-legal matters; drafting pleadings, deeds, correspondence, and all other documents as necessary under supervision of attorney; maintaining general Firm forms and templates; update and maintain the Firm library; monitor suspense dates; serve as liaison between client and attorney as necessary; maintain assigned client files.

Salary based on experience.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

1. Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a legal secretary; others need not apply

2. Skills & Abilities: Good typing skills required; successful employee must be pleasant to work with, have the ability to get along with others and work as part of a team. Must have a pleasant phone presence and be honest and courteous. Strong organizational skills are mandatory. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and have the ability to work independently as well as the ability to get along with others and work as part of a team. A desire to help people in need is a must.

3. Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook, and Adobe are required. Knowledge of Practice Master preferable but not required.