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Legal Assistant – August 2023


The Firm’s Legal Assistant is an integral part of our team and will directly support our Executive Director, Managing Attorney, and Associates. This position requires strong interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple competing priorities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all client files -both hard copy and in the cloud.
  • Responsible for all faxing and filing of client documents.
  • Coordinate client/attorney meetings, in-person and Zoom conferencing.
  • Periodic courthouse run to file pleadings and other client documents.
  • Process all incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Answer phone calls and greet all clients.
  • Schedule appointments and track court dates.
  • Assist paralegals with administrative duties.

Core Competencies:

  • Have a high computer proficiency with Office Suite products, including MS Office Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook.
  • Exhibit flexibility, adaptability, and the capability to work in a changing environment.
  • Keen attention to detail with a high degree of follow-through.
  • Ability to use discretion when working with confidential information.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks/requests.
  • Possess the ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Prior law firm experience.
  • Trust and Estate Law Firm experience preferable.
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