We are a small law firm that practices primarily family law and we are looking for a self motivated legal assistant to ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management. You will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of an attorney.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses etc.
  • Administratively support and attend trials
  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars

Skills

  • Proven working experience as legal assistant or legal secretary, not required but is a huge plus.
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system, not required but is a huge plus.
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office, not required but is a huge plus.
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of case management software, not required but is a huge plus.
  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 to $15.00 /hour

Please send resume to Amandastarkeylaw@gmail.com