Legal Resource Assistant

Fawkes IDM New York , NY 11251

Posted 2 days ago

An international law firm with offices in Washington, D.C. is seeking a full-time Legal Reource Assistant to join their team.

The Legal Resource Assistant will assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing, editing, and proofreading legal documents
  • Assisting with trial preparation including organizing trial exhibits, notebooks, charts, graphs, and other visual aids
  • Managing calendars and schedules by coordinating meetings,conference calls, and appointments; entering and processing expenses and invoices
  • Coordinating and scheduling attorney travel; maintaining an awareness of attorneys' caseloads and statuses; establishing and maintaining attorneys' files
  • Working with Excel and PowerPoint for a variety of assignments; and performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements

A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelors or two-year degree preferred.

Ability to read, speak and write Spanish is a plus.

Excellent organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.

Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, various databases and Internet research skills.

Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.

Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately.

A proficiency with standard office procedures working in a team/collaborative environment.

Ability to work a schedule from 10:30 am 7:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Legal Resource Assistant

Fawkes IDM