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Legal Administrative Assistant

Part Time

Greenville, South Carolina - November 16, 2020


Contact Information

Name: Elizabeth Derby
Phone: 18643264211
Email: elizabeth@flatfeehiring.com

Details

Job Summary:
Provide a full range of secretarial, clerical, and administrative support to legal staff.

Main Job Duties and Responsibilities
· Answer telephones and greet clients
· Respond to clients and provide information to clients
· Log and distribute incoming mail including regular and electronic mail
· Set up, organize, and maintain paper and electronic filing systems in accordance with recognized procedures and standards
· Process and track legal work
· Record and monitor deadlines
· Update status and tracking reports
· Collect and retrieve information from files as needed
· Create, format, revise and edit legal documents such as wills, deeds, affidavits, complaints, subpoenas and briefs
· Prepare and edit correspondence, minutes, letters, memos, presentations, and spreadsheets
· Transcribe dictation
· Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure accuracy
· Process and distribute documents effectively
· Gather case evidence and documentation including medical records, statement of charges, client, and witness statements
· Interview clients to develop cases
· Plan and schedule appointments, conferences, meetings, and travel arrangements for legal staff
· Coordinate logistics for meetings and conferences
· Provide administrative support including copying, scanning, and faxing
· Type a minimum of 50 wpm
· Proficient in Microsoft Office
· Proficient in Outlook for scheduling appointments, recording court dates and deadlines on calendar.

Education and Experience
· High school diploma though prefer an Associate's degree
· In-depth working knowledge of relevant computer programs including MS Office
· Working knowledge of legal research databases
· Experience with litigation computer applications
· Experience with document management systems
· Knowledge of law practices
· Knowledge of legal records and procedures
· Knowledge of applicable document development processes Key Job Skills and Competencies
· Planning and organizational skills
· Able to adapt to changing priorities and demands
· Deadline-driven
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Attention to detail and accuracy · Problem analysis and resolution
· Initiative
· Sound judgment and decision-making skills
· Information collection and management
· Able to effectively handle sensitive and confidential information
· Ability to work effectively as part of a team
· Able to work well under pressure

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