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Organization TypeLaw Firm
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Legal Assistant The candidate will undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Will work under the supervision of an attorney and paralegal and will also provide support in assigned legal cases. Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers. Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners. Greet visitors and perform initial screening of clients. Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions. Preserve an updated case record system. Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate. Maintain and update inventories of contact details. Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have knowledge of legal terminology, civil procedure and court system. Knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, transcription software, etc). Working knowledge of litigation management software systems is a plus. Proficiency in English. Outstanding time-management and typing skills. Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people.
Company infoAnna Gray Carpenter