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Legal Assistant

Tabono Law
Muskegon, MI 49444
$17 - $20 an hour - Full-time

Location

Muskegon, MI 49444

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Tabono Law is proudly building a team with the passion and drive to provide the best legal services available to West Michigan. Our goal is to solve conflict and resolve family law issues in a way that meets the unique needs of every client. Our job is to offer expertise and support during a deeply vulnerable time in each of our client's lives, and providing a professional community of hardworking and compassionate individuals is essential.

Tabono means "oar" in the West African Adrinka language, and each of the symbol's four oars stands for the core values of strength, confidence, hard work and unity of purpose.

If you are passionate about people, making an impact, and working alongside other incredible individuals, we'd love to hear from you!

Job Summary

The Legal Assistant is the first point of contact for clients – answering phone calls and greeting visitors at our front desk. Our caseload is growing, and the ideal candidate for this position is highly motivated, organized, solutions-oriented, professional, responsible, and committed to helping Tabono Law meet all our clients' needs. Your primary function is to manage the flow of communication to ensure cases move forward in a timely manner.

Functions and Responsibilities:

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Answer phone calls and take messages with excellent phone etiquette.
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail – scanning, organization, and distribution.
  • Set up new client files and organize and manage documents.
  • Schedule appointments and maintain calendars.
  • Draft documents and letters from existing templates – update as needed.
  • Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence.
  • Correspond with outside counsel, courts, clients, and other agencies.
  • Implement and improve administrative processes for more efficient workflow.
  • Maintain an organized and efficient office environment.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 1+ years’ experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary preferred.
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and procedures is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and assignments.
  • Proficient with MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Excellent communication and organization abilities.
  • Able to take direction and work independently with little supervision.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Strong work ethic.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Travel requirement:

  • No travel

Work Location: In person