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Legal Assistant in Fort Worth, TX at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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Job Description

Looking to further your career in legal?
Staffing Now may have the job for you! We have a contract to hire Legal Assistant opening in Fort Worth, TX.
Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs secretarial work of a complex nature for attorneys to whom assigned
  • Must have the ability to master skills specific to the assigned practice group including such tasks as correspondence, spreadsheets, minutes, reports and other documents
  • Prepare routine correspondence, memoranda and legal documents
  • Answer telephone, take messages, provide information and receive information concerning matters related to the legal work handled by the assigned attorneys
  • Maintain attorney calendar
  • Prepare and send faxes, documents, mail, FedEx packages and other documents.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate files and records
  • Maintain control files of matters in progress and follows up to ensure that court ordered actions are competed
  • Make arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel
  • Enter time into the time and billing system
  • Periodically request pre-bills and statements for billing purposes and prepares statements for signatures and send out
  • Provide assistance to legal and non-legal personnel as requested
  • When applicable, serve as a Notary Public

Job Requirements Position Requirements and Desired Skills:

  • 3-5 years' experience in a law firm enfironment
  • Professionalism at all times: positive and friendly attitiude; willing to help however needed
  • High School Diploma; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Prior experience as a legal secretary required
  • Advanced computer skills including knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel as well as specific law firm programs
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new software programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time-management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong client service focus and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision