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Associate Counsel - Experienced Legal Assistant
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Company Name: Begner & Begner, PC

LEGAL ASSISTANT - EXPERIENCED for full-time position in small Sandy Springs law firm

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal Certificate from accredited paralegal program.
• At least 4 years' Litigation experience.
• Knowledge of various Court rules and filing requirements.

• Knowledge of the format of various legal documents including, but not limited to, Requests for Production of Documents, Responses to Interrogatories, Certificates of Service, Motions and other pleadings.
• Broad knowledge of terminology (legal) as it relates to particular practice areas.
• Demonstrate strong technical skills including spelling, diction, and grammatical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook and legal billing and accounting software.
• Demonstrate exceptional multi-tasking organizational skills, prioritization, proofreading, and attention to detail to allow for timely, effective, and accurate performance of job duties with little or no outside assistance.
• Ability to follow written and oral instructions, and understand complex legal concepts and terminology.
• Ability to demonstrate impeccable integrity in confidential matters.
• Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with a diverse group of attorneys, staff, and clients and to provide or obtain information with courtesy, diplomacy and tact.
• Accurate typing ability of 70 wpm.
• Comprehensive computer and office equipment experience.

Duties:

• Provide full administrative support services to attorneys while remaining flexible to provide assistance in various critical areas throughout the firm.
• Transcribe dictation and properly format letters, pleadings, and other forms.
• Prepare rough drafts, proofread before finalizing legal documents.
• Copy and mail all letters, documents, and packages to various parties via Certified, Registered USPS, FedEx, or courier service.
• Properly file legal documents with Courts and cc/bcc’s appropriate parties.
• Ensure exact compliance with client guidelines relating to preparation and mailing of cc/bcc, copying of documents, and other client requirements.
• Open new files (electronic and hard copy)
• Draft acknowledgment or engagement letters to client.
• Continuously maintain file content, indexes, and tabulations.
• Maintain accurate electronic and hard copies of client/case information.
• Enter attorney billable time into billing software on a regular basis.

Posted: November 1, 2017
Reference #: 5711392

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 2-5 Years

Contact Information

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