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Legal Assistant

Company name

Tennessee Western Federal Public Defender

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Salary

USD 37223 Annually

Location

Memphis, TN
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Legal Assistant The candidate will provide support to the attorneys. Will edit and proofread documents, cite checking, assembling materials for filing; handling telephone and in-person callers; screening and routing incoming mail and preparing correspondence. Calendars for the attorneys must be maintained, and meetings and phone conferences arranged. Must have a general understanding of office confidentiality issues, such as attorney/client privilege; the ability to analyze and apply relevant policies and procedures to office operations; exercise good judgment; have a general knowledge of office protocols and secretarial processes; analyze and recommend practical solutions; be proficient in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat; have the ability to communicate effectively with assigned attorneys, other staff, clients, court agency personnel, and the public. Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be self-motivated while also excelling in a fast paced team environment. Spanish fluency is desirable. Advanced knowledge of legal terminology; work and information processing software; proficiency with case management technology; and an understanding of district and circuit court rules and protocols is needed.

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No phone calls please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tennessee Western Federal Public Defender
One Memphis Place
Suite 200 , 200 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103