A Columbus law firm is looking for an energetic, customer-service focused legal assistant with experience to join its team.
The law firm is seeking a Legal Assistant with 2 -5 years’ experience supporting it Columbus office as a Legal Assistant. Legal Assistants serve clients by providing administrative support to attorneys.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Exhibits outstanding client service orientation in greeting guests, scheduling meetings and conducting telephone conferences
Proficiently uses Microsoft office suite products to compose and edit documents
Has or develops administrative proficiency in the particular practice area or department
Clearly communicates in a concise, professional manner
Proactively provides administrative support attorneys, paralegals and/or managers.
Assists in managing client contacts, emails and print documents
Proofreads and corrects own work before presenting it
Enters and reviews time charges
Creates, maintains and retires files in accordance with internal policies
Prioritizes work and monitors deadlines
Processes and tracks requests for payments and reimbursements
Occasionally performs paralegal-type duties; however primary role is performing clerical duties for attorneys, paralegals or managers
Performs other administrative/clerical duties as assigned
Excellent communication and writing skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 – Word, Outlook and other software as may be required by the particular assignment
Proficient keyboarding, sufficient to enable encumbent to timely and accurately prepare and revise documents
Ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities
Maintain client confidentiality
Attention to detail
Proficient in PowerPoint and Excel
This law firm is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.