Job Title/Description: Legal Assistant for two attorney law firm handling Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Bankruptcy Matters. Compensation depends on experience and will be competitive.
Job Responsibilities: Enhance attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; time management support, putting out top quality work and representing the attorney to clients and others.
Job Duties: Answering telephones; greeting and supporting clients; setting up new client files in case management system (MyCase) and physical file folder; light typing (mostly form letters); obtaining information / documents from third parties; scheduling; filing; scanning; and copying.
Represent attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
Maintain client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
Communicate scheduling information to clients on a regular basis without instruction from attorney.
Maintain office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
Responsible for social media and marketing for the firm
Skills and Qualifications: Experience in a law office is not required. However, the candidate must possess high attention to detail and accuracy; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. The candidate must have a drivers license and vehicle, as some duties will occasionally require leaving the office to complete routine tasks.
To apply for this position, please submit a resume as well as a cover letter telling us why youre interested in working in a law firm, why you feel you are the best person for the position and why you are seeking a new position.
* No phone calls, please.
Job Type: Full-time
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