Job Details

Legal Assistant - 106209

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The HR Office Inc. Employment Services

Published

2018-07-10

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Location

State College, Pennsylvania, United States

Category

Administrative, Legal, Clerical, General Office, Lawfirm

Type

Full-time, Temporary

Description

A local law firm is seeking a temporary legal assistant. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting two to three attorneys with secretarial work such as typing, copying, answering phones, filing, transcribing, creating and formatting documents
  • Entering, reviewing and correcting time entries
  • Opening, organizing and maintaining client files
  • Managing calendars, scheduling client meetings, submitting and reconciling expenses
  • Assisting with pleadings from discovery to completion, drafting letters, electronic filings
  • Downloading documents to discs, flash drives, and Firm databases
  • Maintaining logs for closed files sent to off-site storage
  • Responding promptly and efficiently to all communications

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an office environment required; law firm experience preferred
  • Excellent computer skills; MS Office and Outlook, internet research, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and communication skills with close attention to detail
  • Ability to strictly maintain client and firm confidentiality
  • Client-focused attitude, flexibility, and the ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively
  • Ability to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team

To be considered, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form)