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Legal Assistant

Gallivan White & Boyd PA Greenville, SC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

The Legal Assistant works under the direction of attorneys and paralegals to whom the legal assistant is assigned. Under limited supervision, supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing secretarial and administrative assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. This position supports multiple attorneys as primary assignments and also provides back-up secretarial assistance to other attorneys as assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and process correspondence and memoranda as well as complex legal documents.
  • Prepare documents for e-filing as required, including experience with Notice of Removals.

  • Create PowerPoint presentations and assist with marketing materials.

  • Create Excel spreadsheets.

  • Review and process incoming and outgoing mail and faxes, receive and screen phone calls and messages, coordinate travel arrangements, prepare expense reports, schedule meetings, and prepare & submit time entries for assigned attorneys in a timely manner.

  • Maintain and update calendars for assigned attorneys, including meetings, appointments, due dates, and client-related activities.

  • The Practice Assistant will be responsible for a wider range of administrative assistance.

Requirements

  • labor/employment litigation practice.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology, legal documents, and legal processes.

  • Federal/State/Appellate court experience, including ECF filings.

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

  • Accurate typing of at least 70 words per minute.

  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications, including Outlook.

  • Knowledge of document management, time entry, e-filing and database software.

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

Gallivan White & Boyd PA

Address

55 Beattie Place

Greenville, SC
USA
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