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Years of Experience
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Transactional Legal Assistant Responsibilities: Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks such as emailing, calendaring, word processing, filing and copying, and minor research. Prepare and proofread correspondence, pleadings, memos and other types of documents from written and/or oral drafts from the attorneys. File legal documents with courts and other appropriate entities. Answer client telephone calls and take messages for attorneys. Maintain calendar and deadline reminder systems and utilize master calendar system for attorneys. Make appointments for attorney. Receive clients and visitors, and maintain good public relations with clients. Edit monthly invoices to clients.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Perform non-complex arithmetic calculations on forms and documents and maintain records and filing systems at a level normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent. 3+ years’ experience in office environment, preferably a law office. Ability to read and write in order to proof and perform minor legal editing (e.g., punctuation, grammar, typographical, spelling) of routine law office correspondence and legal matters. Ability to transcribe documents, correspondence and reports from dictation at a speed of 70 wpm. Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel experience required. TABS, PracticeMaster, Goldmine or other similar billing and case management systems experience preferred. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact. Attention to detail. Ability to search the internet and public databases.
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