The Rodey Law Firm is accepting resumes for a Legal Assistant position for itsAlbuquerque office(work assignments to be determined/re-addressed at any time based on business needs).
Required Qualifications & Experience
High School Diploma or GED;
1 – 3 years of experience providing legal support in mid-size or large-size law firm;
Ability to maintain client confidentiality;
Excellent organizational skills;
Solid working knowledge of general office procedures and office equipment;
Computer literacy including strong skills in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word;
Ability to remain focused and perform essential duties despite time constraints and interruptions;
Ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently;
Independently motivated self-starter.
Preferred Qualifications & Experience
Business school/college certificate(s) or degree(s);
Working knowledge of a document management system.
File documents with courts including pleadings, motions, answers, discovery, orders, etc.;
Client billing, conflict checking, file opening, and file maintenance;
Coordinate and schedule meetings with internal and external entities;
Assist with trial preparation/coordination;
Proofread, draft, and send correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents;
Bates numbering/labeling documents;
Ensure that attorney time sheets are entered in a timely manner;
Typing, filing, photocopying, etc., as time permits and as requested;
Productive and amicable collaboration with coworkers;
Communicate information with courtesy and tact;
Provide legal support to a diverse population across dynamic settings;
Adapt to constant change as a result of requests from a variety of attorneys and other staff members;
Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, flexibility, and attention to detail;
Independently manage time, including the ability to assess priorities and meet deadlines with short notice;
Maintain courteous interactions and provide efficient service to internal and external entities;
Follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of attorneys, clients and staff;
Other duties as assigned.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.
Firm offers congenial working environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits; for a full list of Rodey’s benefit offerings, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For consideration, please send resume to email@example.com with “Staff Application” in the subject line. Alternatively, you may mail your resume and cover letter to: HR Manager, P.O. Box 1888 Albuquerque NM, 87103.
Rodey Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment.
All inquiries kept confidential.
Rodey Law Firm is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this position.
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