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Legal Administrative Assistant

The candidate will assist this attorney in all facets of practice, as well as his involvement in many New Orleans organizations. Should be an experienced legal administrative assistant to work closely with one of the firm's most prominent attorneys. Must have 3+ years of legal experience with an administrative assistant background. The ideal candidate should have a professional manner and appearance, and the ability to handle an array of confidential matters.

Legal Administrative Assistant

The candidate will assist this attorney in all facets of practice, as well as his involvement in many New Orleans organizations. Should be an experienced legal administrative assistant to work closely with one of the firm's most prominent attorneys. Must have 3+ years of legal experience with an administrative assistant background. The ideal candidate should have a professional manner and appearance, and the ability to handle an array of confidential matters.

The candidate should have 5+ years of legal experience as Legal Administrative Assistant, proficiency with Microsoft Office and expertise with computer assisted legal resources required, and experience using ECF/Pacer. Knowledge of some defense litigation required, including filing procedures in state and federal courts (e-filing).

Seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to process and track requests for legal review. Oversee the management of electronic and hard copy records. Provide guidance to employees regarding legal matters. Should have an Associate's degree. Bachelor's degree is preferred. 8+ years of relevant work experience is needed. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is needed.

Contract Legal Administrative Assistant

The legal assistant will be responsible for supporting three associates, and will have a high degree of responsibility for project management and implementation. The work consists primarily of workers' compensation litigation and transcribing dictation. will be responsible for preparing, reviewing, editing and proofreading a variety of documents. Transcribing dictation, minutes of meetings or taped records of conferences and meetings. Scheduling doctor appointments and managing the clients throughout the process. Setting up depositions, and coordinating meetings. Providing administrative support to the partners of the firm. Establishing and maintaining paper and electronic files in compliance with the current firm policies utilizing the firm's Time Matters system. Inputting information from medical records, statements of charges, client and witness statements, and lost-wage documentation: filing physical copies: logging incoming mail, contacting medical providers, insurance companies, and others. Fostering professional, cooperative and supportive relationships with peers, superiors and clients.

Associate's degree or certification in related field preferred. The candidate should have 3+ years of legal administrative assistant experience in a medium sized law firm. Should be a legal assistant/legal secretary with outstanding skills in communication, organization and experience with workers' compensation and/or personal injury litigation matters. Excellent administrative writing skills are required. Advanced proficiency in MS Word and Word Perfect, and typing speed of 70+ words per minute is required.  

Commercial Litigation - Legal Administrative Assistant

The candidate should have strong written and verbal communication skills are key as well as exceptional organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as to function as part of an effective team is required. In this role will be drafting correspondence and legal documents; communicating with clients, counsel and others; managing work flow and juggling priorities, as well as handling the administrative functions of the practice.

Junior Legal Administrative Assistant 

The candidate will work with a friendly, personable Estate Planning and Estate Administration lawyer. In this position will also be responsible for helping with the firm's bookkeeping and general running of the office.

Personal Injury Legal Administrative Assistant

The candidate will manage a calendar with deadlines, be familiar with the Arkansas Rules of Court, State and Federal, and be responsible for keeping the attorneys apprised of all telephone calls and responsible for reminding attorneys to complete their to-dos. Input personal injury new client case information. Send all pertinent documentation regarding a personal injury case (initial client letter, letter to insurance company). Maintain client relations and communicate to clients' case status. Report claims to insurance company and all relevant coverage details. Report claims to Medicare and Medicaid. Compose responses to discovery for personal injury litigation. Should be efficient in WordPerfect, MS Windows, and Excel. Typing speed of 55-60 wpm is essential.

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