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Corporate Practice Assistant

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Law Firm

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Corporate Practice Assistant

Legal Staff

Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

No

Corporate Practice Assistant
The candidate uses word processing and document management software (Microsoft Office 2016, including PowerPoint & Excel, Workshare Compare, Adobe Acrobat DC, DMS, etc.) to prepare and revise, format and finalize a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, memoranda, and legal materials. In conjunction with the preparation of such documents, the practice assistant is responsible for proofreading, correctly formatting and questioning any inconsistencies in all materials. Transcribes dictation, minutes of meetings or taped records of conferences and meetings. Processes conflict checks and New Client/New Matter forms (KENI); enters attorney time (Carpe Diem); processes expense reports (Chrome River); receives, places, and screens telephone calls; schedules conference calls (Inter-Call); coordinates and schedules travel arrangements through the web-based application; calendar management (Outlook Calendars). Conducts internet research as directed by attorneys. Interacts on a daily basis with departments within the Firm to facilitate highest possible legal support to assignments and clients, including Accounting (check requests); General Services (mail, FedEx, UPS, messengers); Conference Center (scheduling/arranging meetings and requested accommodations); Calendar Court Services; Reprographics Department; Digital Services, etc. Establishes and maintains paper and electronic files in compliance with current Firm policies utilizing the Firm’s LegalKEY system and Document Management System. Provides assistance to other practice assistants within assigned teams whenever necessary to meet Firm and client needs; organizes and prioritizes workload so as to most efficiently enable and facilitate team effort to accomplish Firm and client goals. Fosters professional, cooperative and supportive relationships with peers, superiors and clients. Anticipates and identifies clients’/colleagues’ current and future needs. Shares information and offers ideas and solutions in a team environment. Exhibits professionalism by recognizing and adhering to all Firm policies, including attendance guidelines, dress code, security measures, and confidentiality requirements. Maintains positive, professional, courteous and flexible demeanor when dealing with clients and colleagues. Performs complex practice assistant activities that may be highly confidential and sensitive, and requires discretion and diplomacy.

Job ID: 6681.

The candidate must have 3+ years of administrative experience. Advanced proficiency in MS Word and formatting documents, Adobe Acrobat DC, PowerPoint and Excel experience are also strongly preferred. Creating, revising and formatting legal documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Firm’s software (Office 2016, Adobe Acrobat DC and DMS); document comparison, revisions and proofreading. Answering phones, entering attorney time, managing calendars, travel arrangements and expense reimbursements along with other general secretarial duties and projects as assigned. Professional, highly motivated, organized self-starter capable of functioning in a fast-paced, challenging legal environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work collaboratively within a team are also required.

Legal

Apr 19, 2023
Jan 04, 2023
Jul 28, 2022
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
555 South Flower Street
Suite 3700
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: 213-680-8358


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Law Firm

Legal Staff

Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Jan 04, 2023

Apr 19, 2023

Dec 31, 1969

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Corporate Practice Assistant
The candidate uses word processing and document management software (Microsoft Office 2016, including PowerPoint & Excel, Workshare Compare, Adobe Acrobat DC, DMS, etc.) to prepare and revise, format and finalize a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, memoranda, and legal materials. In conjunction with the preparation of such documents, the practice assistant is responsible for proofreading, correctly formatting and questioning any inconsistencies in all materials. Transcribes dictation, minutes of meetings or taped records of conferences and meetings. Processes conflict checks and New Client/New Matter forms (KENI); enters attorney time (Carpe Diem); processes expense reports (Chrome River); receives, places, and screens telephone calls; schedules conference calls (Inter-Call); coordinates and schedules travel arrangements through the web-based application; calendar management (Outlook Calendars). Conducts internet research as directed by attorneys. Interacts on a daily basis with departments within the Firm to facilitate highest possible legal support to assignments and clients, including Accounting (check requests); General Services (mail, FedEx, UPS, messengers); Conference Center (scheduling/arranging meetings and requested accommodations); Calendar Court Services; Reprographics Department; Digital Services, etc. Establishes and maintains paper and electronic files in compliance with current Firm policies utilizing the Firm’s LegalKEY system and Document Management System. Provides assistance to other practice assistants within assigned teams whenever necessary to meet Firm and client needs; organizes and prioritizes workload so as to most efficiently enable and facilitate team effort to accomplish Firm and client goals. Fosters professional, cooperative and supportive relationships with peers, superiors and clients. Anticipates and identifies clients’/colleagues’ current and future needs. Shares information and offers ideas and solutions in a team environment. Exhibits professionalism by recognizing and adhering to all Firm policies, including attendance guidelines, dress code, security measures, and confidentiality requirements. Maintains positive, professional, courteous and flexible demeanor when dealing with clients and colleagues. Performs complex practice assistant activities that may be highly confidential and sensitive, and requires discretion and diplomacy.

The candidate must have 3+ years of administrative experience. Advanced proficiency in MS Word and formatting documents, Adobe Acrobat DC, PowerPoint and Excel experience are also strongly preferred. Creating, revising and formatting legal documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Firm’s software (Office 2016, Adobe Acrobat DC and DMS); document comparison, revisions and proofreading. Answering phones, entering attorney time, managing calendars, travel arrangements and expense reimbursements along with other general secretarial duties and projects as assigned. Professional, highly motivated, organized self-starter capable of functioning in a fast-paced, challenging legal environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work collaboratively within a team are also required.

Additional info

Job ID: 6681.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
555 South Flower Street
Suite 3700
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: 213-680-8358

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