Legal Assistant
Collins Family Law Group
Fort Mill, South Carolina US
Posted ago
Collins Family Law Group

Our busy family law firm is looking for an efficient, organized legal assistant to help our attorneys and paralegals assist our clients and ensure we’re operating efficiently. You’ll assist with the preparation of legal documents, and handle all office correspondence including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines. If you have experience in a law firm environment, work well under pressure, and are looking for a rewarding opportunity in the legal industry, we want to connect with you.

Responsibilities
  • Handle office correspondence and administrative tasks such as responding to emails and phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and letting the team know about upcoming deadlines
  • Be willing to take on any other necessary administrative tasks to help the firm run smoothly
  • Schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, make travel arrangements, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Complete legal research as needed under the supervision of attorneys and paralegals
  • Help with creating a variety of litigation documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when necessary

  • Maintain billable hour requirements
  • Keep all client files organized and up to date

Qualifications
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a law firm or office environment as an administrative assistant or secretary
  • Able to meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Candidates should be able to type at least 50 words per minute
  • Some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills and communication skills

  • Candidates should have excellent customer service skills

About Collins Family Law Group

We are a fast-growing Family Law Firm with multiple offices in North Carolina and South Carolina. We are looking for members to add to our team who are fierce, strong, and compassionate as well as ethical, professional, and trustworthy. You must be committed to excellence, value clients, and want to be a part of something extraordinary.

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