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Legal Administrative Assistant

Wizehire
Posted Apr 24
Full Time
Otsego, Minnesota

We’re seeking a sharp legal assistant for our busy law firm who can help our attorneys and paralegals assist our clients and keep the office running smoothly. You’ll work with the team to prepare a variety of legal documents and handle office correspondence like answering emails and phone calls, scheduling meetings and travel, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines. If you’re an excellent multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Compensation

$60,000

Responsibilities

  • Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, responding to emails, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines
  • Arrange travel, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Assist with the creation of various litigation documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents a needed
  • Use daily time records to properly process client billing with support from the accounting department
  • Scanning and filing documents, drafting, printing, and mailing correspondence as needed.
  • Assist with billing as needed.

Qualifications

  • At least 1-2 years of previous experience in a law firm setting performing administrative tasks
  • Associate’s degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks with demanding deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to type at least 50 WPM
  • We are seeking a self-starter who is comfortable talking to clients on the phone or in person, who may be going through some difficult times. Must be able to listen and follow directions both oral and written.

About Company

We are an entrepreneurial law firm set for growth in 2024 and beyond, We are looking for positive, friendly candidates to join our team who are excited to help our clients achieve their goals in the areas of Estate Planning, Family Law, and Probate.

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