Legal Assistant Job Description

A legal assistant, also known as paralegal, is responsible for assisting lawyers to prepare for court cases. They can conduct legal research, contact with clients nad review documents, etc.

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Updated on:     
November 13, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Legal Assistant to work with our team of lawyers. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills, and be able to work independently. If you are a self-starter and have a passion for the law, we want to hear from you!

Legal Assistant Duties:

  • All legal research, drafting, and filing
  • Assist attorneys and paralegals in preparing legal documents
  • Prepare reports and correspondence
  • Manage client files and records
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Research various legal issues and prepare reports
  • Perform legal research
  • Track, bill and collects monies from clients
  • Responsible for maintaining confidentiality

Legal Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist lawyers with research and legal documentation projects; manage case files; create and maintain databases and spreadsheets; answer phones; schedule appointments; and perform other tasks as assigned
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies or the equivalent
  • 2+ years of legal assistant experience
  • Ability to work under pressure, maintain a positive attitude, and solve problems
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain client relationships and work in a professional manner
  • Ability to prepare legal documents, correspondence, and reports

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as a business. We are committed to building a team that reflects our values of diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.