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Legal Assistant

Morris-Sockle Olympia, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 to $17 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

Morris - Sockle is seeking a Legal Assistant to join our West Olympia office. This is a great opportunity for an individual with an interest in the legal field to learn from the ground up.

The Legal Assistant's primary functions are to maintain organized and complete client files (both paper and electronic); perform non-billable legal tasks, and provide clerical support to the legal team as directed.

Responsibilities:
• Attend all legal team meetings
• Schedule client appointments, per the direction of Sr. Paralegal/Attorney
• Follow-up appointments
• Telephonic appointments
• Video conferences
• Review attorney/paralegal calendars
• Triple-check all deadlines are being calendared in Outlook (i.e. Response/reply deadlines if a hearing is calendared)
• Check court hearing calendar to ensure all hearings are noted in Outlook
• Transcribe documents, as needed (i.e. Interrogatory answers and declarations)
• Open CS Suites accounts for new clients and load case-pertinent documents from CS Suites into client files
• Organize electronic client files on to ensure they mirror the physical file
• Sort and organize pleadings within the client file
• Prepare closed client files for scanning and pass for closing
• Index/organize paper files and log documents as necessary
• Provide client copies to clients
• Return original documents to clients after obtaining copies/scans
• Schedule training/shadowing time with each Sr. Paralegal once per week to learn new tasks Tuesday/Thursday mornings when attorneys are in court
• E-file documents, as requested
• In-person filing of documents at the courthouse, when necessary
• Assist paralegals with filing and file organization
• Complete and file Notices of Intent to Withdraw
• Create new client paper files
• Potential Client Intake calls

Ideal candidates will possess the following attributes:

• Positive Attitude
• Adept in Technology
• Verbal & Written Communication
• Organizational skills
• Time Management
• Reliability
• Resourcefulness
• Detail-Oriented
• The Ability to Anticipate Needs
• Professional Appearance
• Engaging and Personable Demeanor
• Strong Customer Service Skills

Interested and qualified candidates, please send your resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to apply.

We look forward to meeting you!

Morris-Sockle

Why Work Here?

Fun company culture, great pay and room to grow!

Morris - Sockle is Olympia's premier divorce and family law firm. We are an established and well-respected firm that strives to deliver exceptional service to all of our clients. Our commitment to excellence has twice earned us a spot on Inc. Magazine's list of fastest-growing companies in America!

Address

3025 Limited Lane NW, 2nd Floor, Olympia, WA 98502
Olympia, WA
USA

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