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Legal Assistant

Company: Williamson Law Firm, PLLC
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Williamson Law Firm, PLLC is seeking a Legal Assistant to join our small firm. This position will support two attorneys as the primary contact for client communication and support the firm by performing various administrative duties. The Williamson Law Firm, PLLC is looking to expand and has a primary focus on family law.Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Prepare, revise, and edit legal pleadings for content, spelling, and grammar. Manage incoming/outgoing phone calls and interface with website communications. Oversee new client intakes by collecting all information, running conflicts checks, and scheduling initial consultations. Manage attorney calendars by keeping track of trial dates, court docket deadlines, video conferences, mediation, and other client meetings as needed. Help prepare for trial by arranging, formatting, and making copies of legal documents. Format and edit PDF and other legal documents. Assist with administrative tasks including but not limited to client billing statements, expense reports, and payroll. Support the firm with other duties as assigned.Required Experience: College degree or High School Diploma with at least 2+ years of experience working at a law firm.Required skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to handle a variety of personalities. Accurate typing and proofreading skills with a working knowledge of personal computers. Experience with the Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat. Exceptional time management skills and ability to work under time pressure to meet deadlines. High standards of ethics and attention to detail.Preferred Skills: Experience with Legal research with software such as Fastcase, Lexis, or Westlaw. Previous experience at a law firm with an understanding of legal proceedings. Knowledge of legal billing software.A resume, writing sample, and professional references are required for this position.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: Flexible schedule Paid time offSchedule: Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Fayetteville, AR 72701: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

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