Criminal Defense Legal Assistant
Kirsch Daskas Law Group
Bloomfield Hills, MI US
Posted ago
Kirsch Daskas Law Group

Criminal Defense/Family Law Legal Assistant

We are looking for an experienced criminal defense legal assistant who can help the busy attorneys and paralegals at our law office assist clients. You’ll be responsible for managing office correspondence, including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and ensuring our legal team is aware of upcoming deadlines. You’ll also assist with preparing legal documents and contracts, and perform any other tasks as needed to ensure our firm is operating efficiently. If you work well in a fast-paced environment and consistently deliver a high-quality work product, reach out to us today!

Responsibilities
  • Help with creating a variety of litigation documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when necessary
  • Use daily time records to properly process client billing with support from the accounting department
  • Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly
  • Take care of administrative tasks and office correspondence by answering phone calls and emails, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and informing the team of upcoming deadlines
  • Arrange travel, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from attorneys and paralegals
Qualifications
  • Applicants must be able to type 50 words per minute or faster
  • At least 1-2 years of previous experience in a law firm setting performing administrative tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with quick turnaround times
  • Associate’s degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
  • Ability to comfortably use all Microsoft Office products
  • Some knowledge of legal software, case management, and docketing programs
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills and communication skills
Compensation
$17-$23 hourly
About Kirsch Daskas Law Group

Kirsch Daskas Law Group is a vibrant, chill, team environment committed to our clients. Our approach is directed by our client's goals. We believe in justice and are seeking to add attorneys with trial experience. Lisa and Christina founded the firm to provide skilled, client-centered representation combined with integrity, professionalism, and empathy. The Kirsch Daskas vision is based on the identification of our team's professional, financial and personal goals aligned with the firm's goals. The firm's mission is to prevent false convictions and attacks on innocence. We work hard and maintain a work/life balance. This is a flexible work environment. We understand that "things happen". We maintain systems, policies, and procedures to be the best place to work. We are growing rapidly and hope your ambition, dreams, and great attitude combine and you apply.

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