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Legal Assistant

Little Rock, AR

Top-rated Little Rock law firm looking for a "go-getter" to assist an established litigation attorney with a busy practice. Looking for a self-starter who is coachable, great with technology and ready to hit the ground running.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a calendar system for scheduling meetings and tracking deadlines.
  • Prepare, process and edit standard legal documents including subpoenas, contracts, summonses, appeals, motions, etc.
  • Observe confidentiality of attorney-client relationship.
  • Open new files, including request for conflict of interest checks with conflicts manager
  • Work closely with administrative support staff (information technology, receptionist, other secretaries, accounting).
  • Process bills and proof billing sheets
  • Ability to proofread accurately (e.g., punctuation, grammar, spelling) routine law office correspondence and legal case matters.
  • Perform non-complex arithmetic calculations when verifying calculations on forms and other documents
  • Maintain records and filing systems at a level normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks for completion by assigned deadlines.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with attorneys, paralegals, clients and outside counsel
  • Ability to work productively and accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to anticipate attorney's/paralegal's needs for simple documents or pleadings 
  • Willingness to prompt attorney/paralegal with regard to approaching deadlines well enough in advance that major projects do not become crises

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