Job Vacancy Legal Secretary Smittick Law Firm

Job title: Legal Secretary

Company: Smittick Law Firm

Job description: We are looking for an experienced legal assistant who can help the busy attorneys and staff at our law office assist our clients. You’ll be responsible for managing office correspondence, including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and ensuring our legal team is aware of upcoming deadlines. You’ll also assist with preparing legal documents, and perform any other tasks as needed to ensure our firm is operating efficiently. If you work well in a fast-paced environment and consistently deliver a high-quality work product, reach out to us today!

Prepare a cover letter with no more than TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph pick either Probate, Estate Planning or Personal Injury and explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with clients in this area of the law. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.” Do not send your resume through this website. Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to [[email protected]]. The subject line of the email should your last name (all caps), followed by the position you are applying for in lower case, followed by one word that you would use to describe yourself in all caps. [For example: SMITH paralegal AWESOME] We look forward to reviewing your application. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SYSTEM AND THAT DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Responsibilities:

Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from attorneys and paralegals

Work with attorneys and paralegals to create various legal documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when requested

Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly

Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, responding to emails, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines

Qualifications:

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with quick turnaround times

Comfortable working with all Microsoft Office products

Associate’s degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary

Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a law firm or office environment as an administrative assistant or secretary

Some knowledge of legal software, case management, and docketing programs

About Company:

We are an entrepreneurial law firm serving clients in Tennessee and Mississippi focused on Probate, Estate Planning and Personal Injury Law. Our firm is on track for aggressive growth and we need an experienced Legal Assistant to join our team and work directly with the owner and staff to support the team and help our clients. We want to be known for helping our clients to responsibly take care of their families now and in the future. If you’re an excellent multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Expected salary:

Location: Memphis, TN

Job date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 22:22:25 GMT

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