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Legal Assistant

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Law Firm

Jackson, MS, United States

Legal Assistant

Legal Staff

Full-time

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Law Firm Seeking Experienced Legal Assistant in Jackson, MS

H1: Join Our Team as a Legal Assistant in Jackson, MS
H2: Exciting Opportunity at a Leading Law Firm in Jackson, MS

Position Summary:

- Support attorneys in delivering quality legal services to clients
- Collaborate with other local office and Bradley locations
- Primary assignment with back-up assistance as needed

Key Responsibilities:

- Prepare legal documents and correspondence
- File court documents accurately
- Anticipate needs of assigned attorneys
- Proofread documents for accuracy
- Establish and maintain files and records
- Manage client deadlines and appointments
- Coordinate meetings and travel for attorneys
- Assist with billing and CLE compliance
- Answer phone calls and provide information
- Handle mail and other administrative tasks
- Master skills specific to assigned practice group

Job Requirements:

- High school diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred
- Prior experience as a legal assistant, litigation experience preferred
- Knowledge of legal terminology, documents, and processes
- Advanced computer skills, NetDocs experience preferred
- Excellent communication skills
- Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Client service focus and ability to work in a team
- Initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to change
- Self-motivation and ability to work independently
- Physical activity may be required

Salary Information:

- Non-exempt pay type
- Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

Experience Required:

- Legal assistant experience required
- Litigation experience strongly preferred

About Our Firm:

- Equal opportunity employer
- Join a diverse and inclusive team
- Receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status

Join our team at Bradley, a leading law firm in Jackson, MS, as a legal assistant. In this role, you will support our attorneys in delivering quality legal services to our clients. We are looking for an experienced legal assistant with knowledge of legal terminology, documents, and processes, and advanced computer skills. If you are a self-motivated and organized individual with excellent communication skills, we encourage you to apply.

As a legal assistant at Bradley, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with our local office and other Bradley locations. Your primary assignment will be to support a group of attorneys, with the ability to provide back-up assistance to others as needed. You will handle a variety of tasks, from preparing legal documents and correspondence to managing client deadlines and appointments. Your attention to detail and ability to work under pressure will be key in ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of our legal services.

To be successful in this role, you should have a high school diploma and prior experience as a legal assistant, with litigation experience strongly preferred. A Bachelor's degree is also preferred. In addition, you should possess advanced computer skills and be able to learn and adapt to new software programs. We value individuals who are self-motivated and able to work independently, while also being able to work effectively in a team environment.

At Bradley, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications, as well as a non-exempt pay type. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to grow your legal career at a leading law firm, apply now to join our team as a legal assistant in Jackson, MS.

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Legal terminology, legal documents, legal processes, MS Word, Outlook, Excel, document management systems, e-Filing, database software, NetDocs, oral and written communication, accuracy, attention to detail, organizational skills, multitasking, client service, teamwork, initiative, flexibility, resilience, adaptability, self-motivation, physical activity.

High School Diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred.

essential functions

provide excellent service to internal and external customers
prepare routine correspondence, memoranda and legal documents including but not limited to pleadings notebooks, indexes, and exhibits
accurately file court documents electronically and in document form, and be able to determine and follow any local or judge specific requirements related to same
anticipates the needs of assigned attorneys in order to promote timekeeper efficiencies (i. , drafts correspondence, prepares shell pleading and discovery documents in advance)
accurately proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to distribution or filing
accurately prepare and submit client intake forms
establish and maintain appropriate files and records
maintain control files of matters in progress and follows up to ensure that court ordered actions are competed
utilize standard naming and profiling conventions when scanning, emailing and saving documents to the document management system
update contact records in outlook and firm databases
periodically request pre-bills and statements for billing purposes and prepares statements for signatures and send out
routinely review and follow-up on client deadlines and calendar appointments
coordinates arrangements for meetings (i. ) and attorney travel
assist with completing and tracking cle compliance, presentations, and training programs, and organizing all other non-billable activities
answer telephone, take messages, provide information, and receive information concerning matters related to the legal work handled by the assigned attorneys
prepare and send faxes, documents, mail, certified mail, overnight mail, fedex packages and interoffice mail
must have the ability to master skills specific to the assigned practice group including such tasks as correspondence, spreadsheets, minutes, reports, and other documents
provide assistance to legal and non-legal personnel as requested
when applicable, serve as a notary public
other duties as assigned

job requirements:

requirements

education: high school diploma; bachelor’s degree preferred

experience: prior experience as a legal assistant required; litigation experience strongly preferred

Qualification and Experience High School Diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred.

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May 19, 2024

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May 19, 2024

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Law Firm Seeking Experienced Legal Assistant in Jackson, MS

H1: Join Our Team as a Legal Assistant in Jackson, MS
H2: Exciting Opportunity at a Leading Law Firm in Jackson, MS

Position Summary:

- Support attorneys in delivering quality legal services to clients
- Collaborate with other local office and Bradley locations
- Primary assignment with back-up assistance as needed

Key Responsibilities:

- Prepare legal documents and correspondence
- File court documents accurately
- Anticipate needs of assigned attorneys
- Proofread documents for accuracy
- Establish and maintain files and records
- Manage client deadlines and appointments
- Coordinate meetings and travel for attorneys
- Assist with billing and CLE compliance
- Answer phone calls and provide information
- Handle mail and other administrative tasks
- Master skills specific to assigned practice group

Job Requirements:

- High school diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred
- Prior experience as a legal assistant, litigation experience preferred
- Knowledge of legal terminology, documents, and processes
- Advanced computer skills, NetDocs experience preferred
- Excellent communication skills
- Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Client service focus and ability to work in a team
- Initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to change
- Self-motivation and ability to work independently
- Physical activity may be required

Salary Information:

- Non-exempt pay type
- Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

Experience Required:

- Legal assistant experience required
- Litigation experience strongly preferred

About Our Firm:

- Equal opportunity employer
- Join a diverse and inclusive team
- Receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status

Join our team at Bradley, a leading law firm in Jackson, MS, as a legal assistant. In this role, you will support our attorneys in delivering quality legal services to our clients. We are looking for an experienced legal assistant with knowledge of legal terminology, documents, and processes, and advanced computer skills. If you are a self-motivated and organized individual with excellent communication skills, we encourage you to apply.

As a legal assistant at Bradley, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with our local office and other Bradley locations. Your primary assignment will be to support a group of attorneys, with the ability to provide back-up assistance to others as needed. You will handle a variety of tasks, from preparing legal documents and correspondence to managing client deadlines and appointments. Your attention to detail and ability to work under pressure will be key in ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of our legal services.

To be successful in this role, you should have a high school diploma and prior experience as a legal assistant, with litigation experience strongly preferred. A Bachelor's degree is also preferred. In addition, you should possess advanced computer skills and be able to learn and adapt to new software programs. We value individuals who are self-motivated and able to work independently, while also being able to work effectively in a team environment.

At Bradley, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications, as well as a non-exempt pay type. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to grow your legal career at a leading law firm, apply now to join our team as a legal assistant in Jackson, MS.



Qualification and Experience

High School Diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred.

Additional info

essential functions

provide excellent service to internal and external customers
prepare routine correspondence, memoranda and legal documents including but not limited to pleadings notebooks, indexes, and exhibits
accurately file court documents electronically and in document form, and be able to determine and follow any local or judge specific requirements related to same
anticipates the needs of assigned attorneys in order to promote timekeeper efficiencies (i. , drafts correspondence, prepares shell pleading and discovery documents in advance)
accurately proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to distribution or filing
accurately prepare and submit client intake forms
establish and maintain appropriate files and records
maintain control files of matters in progress and follows up to ensure that court ordered actions are competed
utilize standard naming and profiling conventions when scanning, emailing and saving documents to the document management system
update contact records in outlook and firm databases
periodically request pre-bills and statements for billing purposes and prepares statements for signatures and send out
routinely review and follow-up on client deadlines and calendar appointments
coordinates arrangements for meetings (i. ) and attorney travel
assist with completing and tracking cle compliance, presentations, and training programs, and organizing all other non-billable activities
answer telephone, take messages, provide information, and receive information concerning matters related to the legal work handled by the assigned attorneys
prepare and send faxes, documents, mail, certified mail, overnight mail, fedex packages and interoffice mail
must have the ability to master skills specific to the assigned practice group including such tasks as correspondence, spreadsheets, minutes, reports, and other documents
provide assistance to legal and non-legal personnel as requested
when applicable, serve as a notary public
other duties as assigned

job requirements:

requirements

education: high school diploma; bachelor’s degree preferred

experience: prior experience as a legal assistant required; litigation experience strongly preferred

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