Legal Assistant

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Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 33,000 - US$ 40,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_40263
Contact
Trussell,Jenni, Spherion
Phone
225-9255686
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Job Description

Our busy law firm is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Legal Assistant. The Legal Assistant will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the law firm, including carrying out administrative services, providing support to the legal team and ensuring that the firm remains in compliance with state legal regulations. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace.

Responsibilities:
Complete administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls and greeting clients
Coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary
Draft documents and letters from existing acquisitions using proper licensing templates
Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence
Correspond with counsel, court and clients
Assist with accounting and billing
Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Experience in family law and knowledge of clerk of courts
Familiarity with MS Office
Ability to type 70+ words per minute
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Able to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision
Highly organized and detail-oriented

Education:
Associate

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Two-year degree or equivalent certification
2+ years? working experience as a legal assistant


Apply with Spherion today www.spherion.com and contact your local office at 225-925-5686.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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