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Legal Assistant

Jonesboro, AR · Legal

Established Arkansas based law firm seeking a Legal Assistant for their Jonesboro office. Looking for a "go getter" to hit the ground running. Prior legal experience NOT required! Will to train the right candidate!

Job Duties:

  • Provide administrative support to attorneys and enhance office effectiveness
  • Type legal documents and correspondence with attention to grammar, spelling, and formatting.
  • Prepare the first drafts of memos, letters, and reports
  • File pleadings and motions with the courts
  • Greet clients, answer and direct phone calls
  • Monitor and meet deadlines
  • Organize files
  • Monitor calendars and follow through with all related tasks

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, grammar and basic legal terminology
  • Ability to compose simple memos, business style letters, fax cover sheets, and emails
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software to include Word, basic Excel, Outlook and OneDrive
  • WordPerfect and document management software experience a plus
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, while working effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to proofread a variety of documents and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to establish good rapport with attorneys, clients, experts and other employees
  • Ability to work independently in a quiet environment without a lot of public interaction
  • Prior Legal/Litigation experience a plus

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