Officeteam Macon , GA 31210
Legal Assistant A local Macon based firm is currently sourcing for a strong Personal Injury Legal Assistant/Secretary. If you are a motivated self-starter and standout colleague with good computer skills and ability to multi-task, with a real passion for the legal industry, this may be the position for you.
How you will make an impact ? Preparation of various documents and correspondence ? Provide special reception and secretarial support ? Maintain case calendar and monitor deadlines ? Draft correspondence and pleadings, arrange for service on parties ? Prepare court filings and file electronically as required ? Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery ? Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials ? File hard copies of documents and maintain electronic document system ? Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines ? Uphold confidentiality at all times ? Maintain and improve calendars and billing sheets ? Schedule client interaction ? Handle assigned files and deliver legal services under attorney supervision ? Assist attorneys in effective and efficient resolution of files ? Apply specialized knowledge of legal procedures ? Communicate effectively and efficiently over the phone with clients ? Transmit legal correspondence to clients ? Complete administrative tasks as necessary What we're looking for ? Hands-on experience with legal correspondence and court filing procedures is a plus ? Strong time management skills preferred ? Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel highly desired ? Proficiency in data base management ? Excellent communication, organization and grammar skills ? Solid knowledge / understanding of local jurisdictional and federal court rules and procedures ? 2+ years of previous work experience and a dedication to integrity ? Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed ? Excellent attention to detail ? Excellent phone etiquette and ability to establish rapport with diverse clientele ? Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills ? Eagerness to learn quickly ? Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well ? Knowledgeable with Internet research, Google suite functions, calendaring, Microsoft Word and Excel. About OfficeTeam OfficeTeam is the world's leader in professional staffing for office support jobs, focusing exclusively on the temporary and temporary-to-full-time placement of professionals in the administrative field. We are faster at finding you work because of the depth of our client network.
Specifically, our professional staffing managers connect with thousands of hiring managers in North America every week to find you office support job opportunities. We evaluate all of our OfficeTeam temporaries' skills and match them with the needs of top employers in their area. ? 2016 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.
MS Word, Legal Terminology, Typing over 60 WPM, Legal Writing
Employment Type: Temporary-to-full-time