Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Confidential

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 03, 2021

Posted on

Mar 01, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Wichita, KS, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Litigation >> Litigation
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Profile

We are looking for an experienced legal secretary/ administrative assistant to work with two lawyers in a Wichita law firm. Candidates should have extensive experience with Outlook, Microsoft Word, PACER and other court electronic filing systems, and heavy calendar and file management experience. Experience with Amicus practice management software is a plus. Candidates should have a minimum of three (3) years experience working in an administrative capacity, preferably in civil litigation, and assisting in telephone coverage, calendaring/scheduling meetings/depositions, making travel arrangements, screening mail, maintaining extensive paper and electronic files, handling expense reports, and managing a heavy dictation load. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, at least three (3) years of experience working in a civil litigation focused law firm as a legal secretary/administrative assistant.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Very detail-oriented, eager to learn, able to take direction well, highly organized, flexible, and self-motivated
  • Demonstrable proficiency in both basic and the more advanced applications of Word and Windows programs, including PowerPoint,Outlook, Word, and Adobe Acrobat programs; working knowledge of PACER,
  • Proficient in accurate and technical/detailed document dictation, proof-reading and formatting
  • Strong initiative; ability to anticipate needs, exercise sound judgment, work independently and make decisions
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload and work well under pressure
  • Ability to learn new programs and systems quickly; embraces change and adapts well to new roles and environments

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour

Company info

Confidential

Company Profile

Confidential

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