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Legal Assistant/receptionist

Company name

The Andersen Firm A Professional Corporation

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Posted on

Dec 07,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Assistant/Receptionist The candidate provides support to assigned attorney(s), market areas, or projects by preparing and organizing files, facilitating immediate access of information by other offices through electronic imaging, assisting with processing of trial materials, answering incoming calls for the firm, serving as receptionist for the Fort Lauderdale office, and other tasks as assigned. Review assigned attorney's calendar daily and prepare for all meetings in accordance with the firm’s appointment preparation procedure. Meet with assigned attorneys after each client appointment so that they may download relevant information. Process information according to the firm’s procedures and specific instructions received from the attorney. Meet with clients of the firm to witness deliveries, facilitate the signing of funding documents, serve as notary, or other purposes as needed. Perform post-delivery processing of ensuring all witnesses and notary signatures are captured and documents are fully executed. Review continuing education presentation materials prior to departing firm office to ensure materials are accurate and complete. Attend continuing education presentations, as needed and collect course materials from attendees. Assist litigation department personnel with processing documents and preparation for trial. Perform additional work assignments based on needs of the firm and supervising attorney. Periodic (but infrequent) overnight travel may required. Should have strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook; basic knowledge of Excel.

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