Legal Assistant
Wilson Kester
Traverse City, MI US
Posted ago
Wilson Kester

We’re seeking a sharp legal assistant for our busy law firm who can help our attorneys and paralegals assist our clients and keep the office running smoothly. You’ll work with the legal and administrative teams to help the firm deliver a client-centered experience, processing firm mail, handling the identification, scanning, labeling, and properly handling and uploading to our client portal system the exchange of a variety of legal documents, preparing office correspondence and managing evidence received from clients, answering emails and phone calls, scheduling meetings and travel, and collaborating with the legal team in the service of firm mailings. If you’re an excellent multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities
  • Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly
  • Schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, make travel arrangements, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, responding to emails, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines

  • Provide administrative clerical support for the professional and marketing activities of the legal team

Qualifications
  • 1-2 years of prior experience in a law firm environment as a secretary or administrative assistant
  • Experience with legal software, litigation case management, and docketing programs
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Applicants must have excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Applicants must be able to type 50 words per minute or faster
Compensation
$43,000 annual salary
About Wilson Kester

Wilson Kester is a family law firm that empowers its family law client's to find their voice and regain their strength for a better life. We are a fast-growing law firm with 3 locations in Northern Michigan and in search of a full-time, in-person, legal intake specialist who will help our prospective clients understand that they have a problem and that we can help. You will want to work with us because our strength is our people. We are a high-performing team, founded on ethics, honesty, mutual respect, and client care.

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