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Legal Staff Paralegal in Royal Oak, MI

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Company name

Howard & Howard

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General
Litigation - General/Commercial


Royal Oak, MI

Posted on

Mar 19,2018

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Legal Assistant - Corporate/Litigation will provide administrative support for up to 3 attorneys and will be responsible for a variety of tasks associated with all stages of corporate or litigation matters. Will work in partnership with their assigned attorneys and are responsible for maintaining an effective daily workflow as well as independently managing / coordinating administrative services to business clients. Will also assist the front desk receptionist on an "as needed" basis. Managing assigned attorneys' calendars, dockets, and appointments. Making extensive and frequent travel arrangements. e-filing in state and federal courts. Screening incoming calls and correspondence and responding as necessary. Transcribing dictation as needed. Composing and preparing confidential correspondence, reports, and other complex documents. Creating and maintaining spreadsheet files, including use of formulas. Conducting attorney time entry and billing. Maintaining confidentiality of all firm and client matters. Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent is required; bachelor's degree is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to track and manage projects through completion. Ability to interact professionally with clients and attorneys both on the telephone and in person. Excellent organization and prioritization skills. A collaborative, team player, ethical and adaptive nature. A solution oriented and strategic thinker. Excellent at taking ownership and being accountable. Understands the importance of confidentiality. Strong sense of respect for others. Proficiency with Microsoft Word (ability to quickly format documents use outline tools, tables of content, etc..). Proficiency with Microsoft Excel (ability to independently create formulas, manipulate spreadsheet data, etc...).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Howard & Howard
450 West Fourth Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067