Bilingual Administrative / Office / Legal Assistant
Law Firm seeks highly motivated, dependable, loyal, outgoing individual with the ability to speak, read and write both English and Spanish to assist attorneys with daily duties in the personal injury department. Duties will include, but are not limited to conducting intakes, records requests and drafting demands. Taking calls, managing calendars, scheduling depositions, translating and managing cases. Must have excellent writing skills and possess the below traits:
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently and follow instructions
Have the ability to handle difficult situations with compassion and control
Provide administrative support to the legal department
Prepare expense reimbursements, check and credit card requests
Make travel arrangements for attorneys and clients
Draft correspondence, format and mail letters and faxes
Organizing, filing, scanning/copying materials
Logistical support for meetings in/out of the office
Translations as necessary
Legal Support Responsibilities:
Initial point of contact for all legal intake including phone calls, letters and responses; enter and track intakes into case management database; run reports
Assistance with document preparation for large filings in state and federal court; E-filing
Assistance with the maintenance of legal files, both paper and electronic, including pleadings, discovery, correspondence, etc.
Assist with maintaining offsite storage management
Performs other assignments and duties as assigned by attorney Director
Strong computer skills in Windows XP environment, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat software.
Ability to work independently and as a team, meet deadlines, take initiative, maintain confidentiality and possess strong organizational skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple priorities effectively;
Must have an excellent phone manner and strong interpersonal skills, especially the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people.
Fluency in Spanish required.
Salary: $25000-$35000 DOE