Legal Administrative Assistant Job Description

legal administrative assistant job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

A legal administrative assistant is a person who performs administrative duties in a law firm.

This administrative assistant may work at a law firm full time or part time.

The administrative duties performed by a legal administrative assistant include: Editing, formatting, and proofreading legal documents, including wills, contracts, and leasesScheduling appointments and meetingsCoordinating all aspects of a project, from initial research and drafting of the legal document to the final filing of said documentLogging timeTypes of Administrative DutiesAn administrative assistant performs a variety of tasks, but the majority of clerical duties they perform are clerical in nature.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented Legal Administrative Assistant to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to our team of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Your duties will include preparing and organizing documents, scheduling appointments and meetings, handling correspondence, and performing other clerical tasks as needed. We are seeking a candidate who is able to work independently and take initiative, and who has excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills. If you are interested in joining our team and meeting our high standards of excellence, please submit your resume and cover letter today.

  • Ensure that optimal workflow is maintained by providing administrative support for all attorneys and staff
  • Provide administrative support for the firms various clients
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, vendors, and business partners
  • Communicate with outside legal counsel and customers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Manage attorney calendars, including scheduling, travel, and meetings
  • Maintain calendars, develop schedules, and handle complex travel arrangements for management team, as well as assist with travel arrangements for contractors
  • Cooperate with outside counsel and other legal professionals, and assist in the preparation of legal documents
  • Assist in the creation of office procedures and policies
  • Review and sign legal documents, and prepare and file reports
  • Prepare and distribute office correspondence
  • Maintain internal records, files, and database
  • Conduct and track corporate records and accounting, and develop reports for senior management and business partners
  • Prepare expense reports for management and track expenses
  • Track correspondence and file paper and electronic files
  • Maintain and update company databases, including Excel and Word documents
  • Perform other related duties as required

Requirements And Skills:

  • 2+ years legal or administrative experience
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures

[Company Name] is an employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages.

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