Legal Assistant
Miller, Dawson, Sigal & Ward (The Thumbs Up Guys)
North Charleston, SC US
Posted ago
Miller, Dawson, Sigal & Ward (The Thumbs Up Guys)

We’re seeking a sharp legal assistant for our busy law firm who can help our attorneys and paralegals assist clients and keep the office running smoothly. You’ll work with the team to prepare a variety of legal documents, and handle office correspondence like answering emails and phone calls, scheduling meetings and travel, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines. If you’re an excellent multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities
  • Arrange travel, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • 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
  • Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly
  • Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from attorneys and paralegals
  • Assist with the creation of various litigation documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents a needed
Qualifications
  • Ability to comfortably use all Microsoft Office products
  • Must be able to type at least 50 WPM
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a law firm or office environment as an administrative assistant or secretary
  • Candidates must have worked with legal software, case management, and docketing programs
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills and communication skills
  • Associate’s degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks with demanding deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
Compensation
$15 - $19 hourly
About Miller, Dawson, Sigal & Ward (The Thumbs Up Guys)

We are a growing Charleston Personal Injury Law Firm with a fast-paced team”environment working with injured clients and their legal concerns. We prioritize culture and fit over experience. We are happy to train anyone with a desire to learn and grow. If you have a competitive spirit, love working in a team environment, and believe in fighting for the little guy then we invite you to apply today!

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