Administrative Assistant - Office Of Appellate Defense

South Carolina Job Board Columbia , SC 29201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Responsibilities


Under the supervision of the Administrative Coordinator, perform legal secretarial and administrative duties including, but not limited to:

  • Compose and prepare correspondence, documents, and other materials as assigned by respective attorneys.

  • Maintain current knowledge of regulations and formats required for legal documents.

  • Proofread documents to verify accuracy and completeness of citations and references for legal correspondence and documents.

  • Maintain calendars for respective attorneys of scheduled appointments, conferences and hearings.

  • Maintain calendars for deadlines to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for filings of pleadings.

  • Must be completely familiar with time requirements set on each case by the Courts and take full responsibility for informing designated attorneys of these deadlines.

  • Must give adequate notice to the attorney in order to ensure completion of filings before theapplicable deadlines.

  • Operate a variety of standard office equipment, including computer word processing software and case management database.

  • Maintain daily tickler systems and complete set-up and maintenance of filing systems for assigned cases.

  • Communicate with Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

  • High school diploma

  • Command of the English language with strong comprehension and writing skills

  • Proficient keyboarding skills

  • Proficiency in basic computerapplications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • A valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or Technical College Degree in Secretarial Science, Legal Administrative Assistant, or similar field

  • Knowledge and understanding of legal terminology and legal documents

  • Work experience in a law office or other legal environment

Additional Comments

May be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

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