We are urgently looking to fill a Legal Administrative Assistant position for our client in Duluth, MN. Candidates should be able to perform a variety of secretarial duties for attorneys and/or paralegals to whom assigned. Maintain positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff and observes confidentiality of client matters. This is a Temp to Hire position.Responsibilities:1.Effectively operates office technology including computer, software programs, email, copier, scanner, and dictation equipment.2.Transcribes dictation.3.Drafts and types correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents. Uses document management program to profile (save) information to client and matter number.4.Proofreads and corrects material for grammar, spelling, punctuation and format.5.Receives and places phone calls, records messages, answers routine inquires or directs calls to appropriate individuals. 6.Reads, sorts and appropriately distributes incoming mail. Ensures timely outgoing mail. If necessary, routes mail to specific delivery service and follows up on timely delivery. 7.Establishes and maintains calendar and deadline reminder systems; utilizes master calendar system.8.Prepares and assembles materials, documents, and exhibits for meetings, court appearances and hearings. 9.Opens new files, completes conflict of interest checks, organizes and maintains all client and general files. 10.Conducts periodic review for possible storage of older files; prepares files to be closed. 11.Receives clients and visitors; maintains good public relations with clients; observes confidentiality of attorney-client relationship.12.Makes appointments for attorneys/paralegals as required.13.Enters time; proofs time before posting; proofs pre-bills.14.Performs overload typing, filing, photocopying, or reception relief as time permits and as requested by other attorneys, team leaders or the executive director.15.Maintains prompt and regular attendance.16.Performs other duties as assigned.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:1.-Must possess the technical knowledge of operating personal computers and other office equipment as needed to perform essential job function. 2.-Ability to proofread typed material for grammatical, typographical or spelling errors and proper format use.3.-Ability to perform fundamental arithmetic calculations when verifying calculations on forms and documents.4.-Ability to organize and maintain records and filing systems.5.-Ability to transcribe legal documents, correspondence and reports from rough draft, dictation or transcription clearly and accurately and within a reasonable speed.6.-Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.7.-Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given tasks. 8.-Ability to present a professional image, maintain a positive attitude, be a self starter, take initiative, be dependable and take pride in work product.9.-Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff and to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.10.-Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate by phone and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.11.-Must possess ability to record, convey and present information, explain procedures and follow instructions.12.-Must be able to sit for long periods during the day, with frequent standing, walking and occasional twisting, stooping, pushing, pulling, grasping, reaching and overhead reaching necessary to carry out job duties.13.-Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work.14.-Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and strain while producing a high volume of information and while performing other essential duties.Education:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:High school diploma or equivalent, plus some secretarial, legal and computer training; experience of 6-12 months working in legal environment; OR any equivalent combination of training and experience. Apply Now! Please include your updated resume.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. 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.