Legal Assistant

Sniffen And Spellman PA Tallahassee , FL 32301

Posted 3 weeks ago

Legal Assistant (Full Time)

Location:
Tallahassee, FL (in-office)

Compensation: Hourly salary of $15 - $25+ plus benefits package (see below for details). A candidate meeting the minimum qualifications can expect an hourly wage of $15, while a candidate with additional or preferred experience may be offered a higher starting rate.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • 1+ years of professional working experience beyond school
  • 1+ years of professional experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products

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Full Job Description


About Us: Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. is a full-service law firm representing clients statewide in civil litigation and corporate law. The white bengal tiger has been Sniffen and Spellmans mascot since the founding of the law firm by Rob Sniffen over 15 years ago. The white bengal tiger, contrary to popular belief, is not a separate species of tiger. Rather, the white bengal tiger is an exceptionally rare variant of the bengal tiger. Just as there are many bengal tigers in the wild, there are many law firms. Just as the white bengal tiger is an exceptionally rare tiger, Sniffen and Spellman is an exceptionally rare law firm. The Firms strength, experience, agility, and commitment sets it apart from others.

About this position: We are looking to strengthen our team by adding an additional Legal Assistant to our Tallahassee, FL office. This person will be responsible for providing quality support to lawyers, paralegals, and other staff members as needed. We are open to training the right candidate, but there are a few non-negotiable skills we are looking for. The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Is detail-oriented and always triple-checks their work
  • Seeks out new ways to increase efficiency through organization
  • Takes initiative and doesn't just wait for direction when they see an issue
  • Understands how to prioritize time-sensitive tasks
  • Can be flexible, pivoting to new tasks as needs change
  • Enjoys collaborating with others and is always willing to pitch in
  • Finds joy in providing critical support to busy executives
  • Is not afraid to research how to complete an unfamiliar task
  • Models professional office etiquette and communication

If this describes you, please read on!

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Essential Tasks of the Legal Assistant:

  • Schedule meetings and calls via MS Outlook
  • Calendar court-imposed deadlines in a timely manner
  • Accurately transcribe dictation
  • Maintain organized files (both paper and electronic)
  • Submit accurate electronic filings with state and federal courts
  • Compile necessary information from multiple sources
  • Coordinate with clients, court personnel, other law firms, witnesses, etc
  • Communicate professionally with internal and external players (in person, over the phone, over email)
  • Compose written correspondence in Microsoft Word, adhering to specific formatting guidelines
  • Handle a variety of administrative tasks as delegated

Requirements

This job might be for you if you:

  • Have 1+ years' professional working experience beyond school
  • Have 1+ years' professional experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products (particularly Word and Outlook)
  • Hold prior relevant work experience or a college degree in a related field (preferred)
  • Have worked with Adobe or Tabs3 previously (preferred)
  • Are a notary public or are interested in becoming one (preferred)
  • Possess the ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Can commute to our Tallahassee-based office
  • Can work 8:30am- 5:30pm, Monday- Friday, with occasional overtime

Benefits

At Sniffen and Spellman, P.A., we believe in investing in our employees. We are pleased to offer:

  • Competitive hourly wages ranging from $15-25+ depending on your level of experience
  • Exceptional benefits including 100% employer-sponsored individual health, dental, and life insurance
  • Access to a flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Paid holidays and vacation day accrual that increases alongside your tenure
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan with up to 3% match

If you think youd be a good fit, wed love to see you apply!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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