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Executive Assistantparalegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Dec 05,2018

Location

Los Angeles, CA
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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most.
Executive Assistant/Paralegal The candidate will be responsible to support a high-profile practice group leader in an exciting and public-service focused practice. Work on issues of public importance including water law and environmental law. Gatekeeping and Scheduling: Gatekeeping is a significant responsibility of the executive assistant. In this capacity, the executive assistant will field phone calls, takes requests for meetings and coordinate various aspects of communication within the firm and with clients as necessary. Plan, coordinate and ensure the partner's schedule is followed. Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures. Set up and coordinate logistics for meetings, both internally and externally, from securing conference rooms and setting up conference lines to sophisticated AV and virtual team communication. Email and Other Correspondence: Proactively field and sort partner s correspondence, including email. Successfully complete critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgment letters and other routine correspondence. Take organized, accurate notes and compose correspondence on behalf of the partner. General Paralegal: Research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the partner, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Recommend or undertake the appropriate course of action, referral, or response. Preparation of organized binders and folders for transactions, research, and litigation. Basic legal research using a database such as Lexis/Nexis or Westlaw to identify and pull California laws and cases, perform docket searches, obtain court filings. Internet research: Preparation of draft pleadings and law and motion paperwork, review and finalization of litigation papers, filing and service. General Administrative: Assist the partner with other daily administrative duties and complete a broad variety of administrative tasks that include preparing expense reports, meeting agendas, arranging travel plans, file organization, compiling documents and reports for meetings, and assisting with aspects of marketing, recruiting, and client development.

The candidate must have Prior law firm experience. Paralegal Certificate with current/recent paralegal experience and experience billing hours is necessary. A Bachelor's degree or higher is preferred. Interest or experience in public service or environmental issues is a plus.

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Law Firm Staff