Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 20,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Cleveland, OH
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Tax >> Tax - General
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Legal Assistant Duties: Maintains and manages attorney's calendar, schedules court appearances, client meetings, and other engagements. Ensures there are no conflicts and notifies attorney of pending deadlines. Works for multiple attorneys. Serves as intermediary between other firm personnel, clients, and the courts. Communicates information between each group. Prepares all correspondence and handles the distribution of all incoming and outgoing mail. Creates and maintains client files in both paper and electronic formats, and insures the accuracy and completeness of same to enable timely retrieval and delivery of information. Assists attorneys by preparing and maintaining virtual and physical document rooms for complex transactions. Assists attorneys with planning and conducting client development events, interacts with clients both electronically and in person.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: High school or equivalent. Must have 5 years' prior experience as a legal secretary, preferably in a law firm setting. Experience in Estate Planning,Tax, Corporate, and General Business is preferred. Proficient with computers and applications like Word, Excel, and Outlook Must be able to type at least 70 wpm. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent organizational management skillset.

Company info

Harvey L. Frutkin
Cavitch, Familo & Durkin Co., L.P.A.
1717 East Ninth Street
14th Floor,
Cleveland, OH 44114


"An Awesome Law Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on August 04, 2017

I would advise the management to not accept so many cases, so that attorneys can devote more attention to clients and deliver quality work.

Pros : The cases that the firm handles are fairly complex in nature. Even with cases being somewhat difficult, everyone was able to come together and find solutions to various problems that were encountered. We were able to have equal input into cases and solving various problems.
Cons : The worst part of the firm would be the many scheduling conflicts. Even though we worked to solve problems together, the scheduling of cases was not good. The amount of cases the firm accepted were far more than we could handle in a timely fashion. We were not able to devote as much time as a client needed.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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