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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, MN

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Company name

Lawhead Law Offices

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Appellate
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Austin, MN

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Legal Assistant/Secretary Duties: Accurately transcribe material from dictating machines. Proofread handwritten or typed material and legal descriptions. Accurately maintain and retrieve files and correspondence. Prepare/process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements. Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials. Receive/place telephone calls. Schedule/make appointments. Make photocopies/scans and file correspondence, documents, and other printed matter. Organize/maintain documents, and case files. Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records. Attend legal meetings, such as client interviews, and take notes. Type office memos. Complete various forms, such as accident reports, trial and courtroom requests, and applications for clients.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 2+ years of experience working as a legal assistant, be highly organized and detail-oriented. Should be able to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work limited overtime. Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft products, including Word Perfect. Excellent interpersonal skills--oral and written communications. Able to prepare written correspondence quickly and accurately. Able to work independently, think strategically and establish/implement priorities.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lawhead Law Offices
301 South Main Street
Austin, MN 55912