Hunton And Williams Los Angeles , CA 90009
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a global law firm, is actively recruiting for a temp Professional Assistant (Legal Secretary) to support its Litigation practice. Under limited supervision, this position performs specialized and secretarial/administrative duties for practice area, clients and the firm; ensures client services and satisfaction are attained in all areas.
Provides staff leadership in supporting firm, office and team initiatives and in support of management directives.RequirementsQualified candidates will possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior law firm experience strongly preferred; former general office experience required. Has an in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of firm and team-specific software used in the execution of professional assistant responsibilities including, but not limited to, word processing, document management, file management, spreadsheets, calendaring, and time management.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Electronic Management File, Adobe, and other firm software applications required. Fundamental accounting aptitude, proficiency with accounting software and experience in interpreting and analyzing client accounting reports preferred.
Other Minimum Qualifications Include: Accurate typing, strong word processing skills, familiarity with legal terminology and procedures, ability to generate a large volume of work and pay strict attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills. Spelling, punctuation and use of grammar must be of high quality. Must exercise initiative in problem solving and be capable of making sound decisions in the absence of clear instructions and be multiple task oriented.
Ability to work under pressure and maintain flexibility regarding work assignments. Flexibility to work overtime on short notice required. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must possess the abilities or aptitudes to proficiently perform each of the responsibilities and accountabilities described above, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Examples include: ability to work well under pressure, patience, diplomacy, high stress tolerance, excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to prioritize workload and adapt to changing conditions. Visual acuity needed for transcription, extensive reading and input (typing) of information into computer. Ability to receive and convey detailed information through oral communication. Essential competency processes include language ability, reasoning and memory.
EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.
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