Job Details

Legal Assistant IV Social and Health Services Division Attorney Generals Office

Company name

Washington State Attorney General's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Oct 24,2019

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 3682 to 4829 Monthly

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Tumwater, WA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant IV, Social and Health Services Division, Attorney General's Office
The candidate supervises, trains, and coaches legal support staff in the performance of all duties; assists in the prioritization of work and monitors performance; assists in hiring and disciplinary process; approves leave, schedule requests and timekeeping for assigned team; enhances employee effectiveness through timely appraisal and professional development opportunities. Perform complex legal assistant duties at the expert level such as identifying and pursuing next steps in litigation or adjudication process; initiate draft and prepare correspondence, pleadings, briefs, memos, and reports for attorney's review; check and verify legal citations, references and quotations for accuracy; apply knowledge of proper use of grammar and spelling to proofread and edit legal documents; schedule meetings, conference calls, depositions, court hearings and other administrative proceedings for attorneys; keep attorneys' calendars up to date and attorneys apprised of upcoming deadlines. Coordinate with the Administrative Office Manager and other division managers to plan, lead and organize the work performed by office staff. Assist in drafting new office procedures and updates to office manuals. Attends regular and special management meetings and participates in division business planning.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have High School diploma or equivalent and 5+ years of experience in a legal environment in support of an attorney, administrative law judge(s), review judge(s) or equivalent including 2+ years of supervising, leading, mentoring, coaching or training experience.

OR

1+ year as a Legal Assistant III;

OR

A combination of 6 years of college education and/or relevant experience including 2+ years of supervising, leading, mentoring, coaching or training experience.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Washington State Attorney General's Office
1125 Washington St SE
PO BOX 40100
Olympia, WA 98504-0100

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