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Legal Assistant

Pancoast Staffing Services, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Posted: 25 days ago
  • $55,000 to $60,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Downtown Pittsburgh law firm, with a global reach, is in need of an experienced Legal Assistant. Selected candidate will perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for legal professionals in Litigation with a focus on operational excellence and customer service.

Essential Duties:

  • Drafts, types and proofreads correspondence, memoranda and other legal documentation; drafts and maintains lists, tables and Excel worksheets. Experience in litigation and/or corporate practice preferred.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, including booking conference rooms, arranging catering, printing documents, coordinating schedules, and greeting clients
  • Manage travel and expenses, including making travel arrangements and processing expenses for legal professionals
  • Provide general administrative support to legal professionals including maintaining calendars and schedules, answering phones, organizing, copying and scanning documents, and processing incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Conduct research and collate information as requested
  • Implement and maintain effective office organizational systems
  • Other administrative and support duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High School diploma with at least 3-5 years of related administrative or legal assistant experience. Specific knowledge of employment litigation preferred.
  • Must possess a high level of technical competency on various job-related computer software packages and applications including MSWord and MSExcel
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them in a timely manner on an on-going basis, as well as under strict time constraints when necessary.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to proofread material for grammatical, typographical and spelling errors required
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate successfully either in person, by phone or through e-mail.
  • Must be able to follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys, staff and provide information with professional courtesy and tact.
  • Must be able to maintain discretion and confidentiality related to all functions.

Pancoast Staffing Services, Inc.

Address

Pittsburgh, PA
USA

Industry

Legal

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