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Legal Assistant

We are seeking a highly motivated Legal Assistant for our law firm client in Greenway Plaza. As a Legal Assistant, your primary responsibility will be to provide comprehensive support to the Attorneys and ensure the smooth operation of our legal processes. This role requires a proactive and detail-oriented individual who can contribute to the successful efforts of the firm.

Responsibilities:

  1. Daily Filings: Stay up-to-date with day-to-day filings and ensure timely profiling and distribution to the team. Proficiently organize and send them to the respective individuals daily.
  2. Calendar Management: Possess a strong knowledge of TRCP deadlines and effectively manage calendars. Be proactive, concise, and detail-oriented in maintaining and updating the calendar system, ensuring deadlines are met.
  3. Email Management: Efficiently handle day-to-day emails, promptly responding to or forwarding them as necessary. Display excellent communication skills in both written and verbal correspondence.
  4. Document Profiling: Electronically save documents received via email into our portal, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail. Organize and name files consistently and logically for easy retrieval and referencing.
  5. Attorney Support: Keep track of multiple attorneys’ schedules and reminders, providing them with timely updates and ensuring they are well-prepared for their daily activities. Assist up to three attorneys with various administrative tasks.
  6. Communication Skills: Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with colleagues, clients, and external stakeholders. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and confidence in all interactions.
  7. Typing and Proofreading: Exhibit exceptional typing skills and attention to detail when reviewing documents for grammatical errors, ensuring accuracy and quality in all written materials.
  8. Expense Assistance: Support attorneys in managing their expenses by accurately recording and organizing financial information, ensuring compliance with company policies.
  9. Court and Mediation Support: Assist attorneys in making phone calls to the court, scheduling mediations, depositions, and other legal proceedings, ensuring smooth coordination and adherence to deadlines.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Legal Assistant with insurance defense litigation experience.
  • Proficiency in legal filing systems and knowledge of TRCP deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • High level of professionalism and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in typing and skilled in proofreading.
  • Familiarity with court procedures and legal terminology.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with a team.
  • Proficiency in using technology tools and software relevant to the legal field.
  • Prior experience with expense management and calendaring is a plus.

If you are a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our client and contribute to their firm’s success by providing exceptional legal support while demonstrating strong driven qualities.

 

Thank you for your interest in this role, but this position is now closed. We encourage you to still submit your resume to info@mksearch.com for future opportunities that may align with your skills and experience. Thank you!