Legal Assistant

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Project Id
11056

Project Description

This is a part-time position.

Job Responsibilities:

Enhance attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.

Job Duties:

Primarily telecommuting position; occasional in-office requirements.

Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.

Set up new client matters; produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.

Coordinating case preparation; conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports and billing statements.

Maintaining attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel;

Monitoring deadlines, court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.

Representing attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.

Generating revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.

Maintaining client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.

Providing historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.

Maintaining office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.

Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Enhancing department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills and Qualifications:

Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Supply Management, Telephone Skills, Office Experience - General, PC Proficiency, Verbal Communication, Internal Communications, Dependability, Professionalism, Client Relationships.

Required education:

  • Associate

Required experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 2 years

This Project is seeking consultants.

Project Location:
Dallas,
Texas
This is not a remote position.
This position does not require travel.

Project Salary - Hourly
Minimum Range In Dollars:
Maximum Range In Dollars:

Functional Expertise

  • Admin/Office Support
  • File Clerk

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