Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 10,2018

Posted on

Jun 26,2017

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Silver Spring, MD
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant The candidate will greet clients and guests of the firm in a friendly and professional manner. Will maintain the professional presentation of the office. Manage attorney calendars. Enter all court dates and deadlines in Firm calendar. Prepare daily calendar for principal attorney. Schedule prospective client consultations. Schedule client meetings and conference calls. Assist with processing new files in case management system, and open and maintain client files. Update files and file indexes prior to any hearing, deposition or meeting. Maintain client database in case management system. Arrange travel for attorneys. Communicate with clients by email. Type dictation. Prepare discovery notebooks. Prepare attorney litigation bag with all necessary files and hearing notebooks. Provide any additional assistance to attorney as needed and directed for client matters. Assist with preparation of envelopes and postage for mailings as necessary. Assist with scanning, faxing, photocopying and bates-stamping documents as necessary. Enter billable time and expenses as requested; and Other duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 1-3 years’ experience at a law firm. Must have experience handling high volume clientele. Intermediate to Advanced skills in MS Word and Excel is required. Must have typing skills 60+ WPM. Proficient Proofreading Skills is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
MC Thomas & Associates, PC
8630 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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