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Legal Assistant

Abel Personnel Harrisburg, PA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $45,000 to $50,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Type, proofread, format and edit correspondence, pleadings, memoranda, agreements and other legal documents under time-sensitive deadlines; may assist with drafting of pleadings and other documents.

·         Experience e-filing.

·         Open new client and new matter files using Firm software.

·         Keep paper and electronic files for Professionals and clients; maintain email and electronic files using Firm software.

·         Schedule appointments, depositions and meetings; make travel arrangements; set-up conference calls and video meetings.

·         Provide deadlines to docketing; track litigation deadlines; confirm deadlines are docketed correctly; if applicable.

·         Prepare and submit expense/reimbursement reports.

·         Open and route mail and email, attaching appropriate files and documents.

·         Improve efficiencies by utilizing software applications (Firm and practice-specific), expanding on knowledge and learning new applications and skills to achieve a higher quality and more efficient work product.

·         Work as a team and in conjunction with cluster mates, colleagues and Professionals in specified practice area(s) and office/Firm wide.

·         Liaise with document services for all document production projects.

·         Keep abreast of practice-specific laws, rules, processes and procedures.

·         Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and opposing counsel, as directed.

·         Conduct basic research/analysis, as directed.

·         Other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:

·         A minimum of one year of experience in a professional services environment, preferably a law firm.

·         High school diploma required. College degree a plus.

·         Must possess knowledge and understanding of one or more specific practice areas.

·         Must have knowledge of practice-specific rules, laws, court forms and filing procedures; e-filing.

·         Prior use of a document management system (NetDocs) a plus.

·         Proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, Excel.

·         Ability to organize/prioritize workload and work in a fast-paced environment.

·         Excellent written/verbal communication skills and the ability to professionally interact with professionals, clients and staff.

·         Proven work ethic.

·         Ability to problem-solve and anticipate issues/problems.

·         Ability to work overtime, as needed.

Outstanding benefit package that includes:

 

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K Program
  • Pension Profit Sharing Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Company Description
Abel Personnel, a family-owned company since 1969, is one of the oldest staffing firms in Central Pennsylvania. With locations in Lemoyne and Harrisburg, the firm provides a comprehensive range of flexible staffing, placement, and recruitment services across a wide variety of industries and job markets. Divisions of Abel Personnel include A+ Teachers, Abel Executives, Abel Staffing, and Abel Temps. Personal attention to both our clients and candidates helps us achieve the best matching of people with positions.
In addition to the position above, our clients are seeking to fill many positions including: clerical, administrative, accounting, human resources, sales, substitute teaching, nurses, and more!

Abel Personnel, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other conditions of employment.

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Abel Personnel, a family-owned company since 1969, is one of the oldest staffing firms in Central Pennsylvania. With locations in Lemoyne and Harrisburg, the firm provides a comprehensive range of flexible staffing, placement, and recruitment services across a wide variety of industries and job markets. Divisions of Abel Personnel include A+ Teachers, Abel Executives, Abel Staffing, and Abel Temps. Personal attention to both our clients and candidates helps us achieve the best matching of people with positions. In addition to the position above, our clients are seeking to fill many positions including: clerical, administrative, accounting, human resources, sales, substitute teaching, nurses, and more! Abel Personnel, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other conditions of employment.

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