South Carolina Job Board Columbia , SC 29201
Posted 3 weeks ago
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: OFFICE OF APPELLATE DEFENSE
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
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
May be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
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