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Legal Administrative Assistant

Company: Hooks Meng & Clement
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Our busy legal firm is looking for an efficient, organized legal assistant to help our attorneys and paralegals assist our clients and ensure we're operating efficiently. You'll assist with the preparation of legal documents, and handle all office correspondence including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines. If you have experience in a law firm environment, work well under pressure, and are looking for a rewarding opportunity in the legal industry, we want to connect with you.

Responsibilities:

Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from attorneys and paralegals
Ensure client billing is processed properly using daily time records with assistance from the accounting department
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
Make travel arrangements, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly
--- Responsible for supporting attorneys by performing a variety of administrative duties
--- Strong communication skills are required for frequent interaction with court personnel, opposing counsel, and clients
--- The candidate must be detail-oriented
--- Have strong organizational skills
--- Able to work as part of a team
--- Able to prioritize work effectively

Qualifications:

Applicants must be able to type 50 words per minute or faster
Organizational skills and communication skills are necessary for this position
Ability to comfortably use all Microsoft Office products
Associate's degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
Candidates must have worked with legal software, case management, and docketing programs
--- Requires high school diploma or GED
--- Associate Degree or higher preferred
--- Experience in the legal industry is highly desired
--- Familiarity with legal documents and terminology
--- Ability to provide excellent customer experience, utilizing strong customer service, personal and communication skills
--- We expect you to be proficient in the use of standard office software including email and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
--- As we are largely paperless, you will need to understand how to work in a digital environment with PDFs and other digital file formats
--- Typing speed of at least 50 wpm with a high rate of accuracy
--- Able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
--- Courteous and professional demeanor
--- Able to work as a team with attorneys
--- May require a valid driver's license

About Company:
Hooks Meng & Clement PLLC is a boutique law firm specializing in Industrial Relations including Corporate Workers' Compensation, Insurance Defense, Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), and lobbying services. We are a fast-growing, medium-sized firm that represents Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 insurance companies. There are excellent opportunities for growth!



We offer a competitive salary and benefits:

Salary DOEPaid medical, dental, and vision insurancePaid vacationPaid sick leavePaid holidays401(k) with employer contributionBonus opportunities

Keywords: Hooks Meng & Clement, Las Vegas , Legal Administrative Assistant, Legal , Las Vegas, Nevada

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