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Legal Assistant - Columbia MO (Part-time)

Rate TBD
Location Kansas City, MO United States
St. Louis, MO United States (On-site)
Type of project Specialized Help Para-legal, Legal services
Duration Part time ongoing
Education required N/A
Years of experience Less than 2 years
Area of Specialization N/A
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Kansas City MOSt. Louis MO
Description
Are you a legal professional with a passion for Family Law? Immediate opening for a Part-Time Legal Assistant / Secretary to join the team that provides strategic legal support and guidance in Columbia, MO Office.


Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

In lieu of a receptionist, shall greet all clients and take accurate messages (with the proper return phone number and name of the person calling) when individuals are not available, receives deliveries by courier or messenger, and received and sends faxes.
Prepares and drafts legal documents for filing with appropriate entities and necessary correspondence.
Shall ensure the accuracy of all documents prepared.
Performs administrative duties including basic research, filing, mailings, organizes files and pleading panels, calendaring telephone communication.
Conducts legal research for particular issues as assigned by attorneys using periodicals, law libraries, public records, and offices.
Takes messages when individuals are not available, receives deliveries by courier or messenger, and receives and sends faxes.
Enter all billable hours completed on a given day into the designated timekeeping or billing software the same day.
Performs any other reasonable task requested by the Firm Management Team.

Qualifications

Our Ideal Candidate will possess the following:

Law firm experience preferred, but not required
Domestic experience preferred, but not required
Familiarity with PC Programs
Strong computer skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
2020-04-27

-April 27, 2020