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Legal Support Assistant

Durham Staffing Solutions Omaha, NE

Job Description

Our client is searching for a Leal Support Assistant to join their team.  Under the mentorship of appointed Legal Administrative Assistants (LAAs), the Legal Support Assistant position provides backup administrative and clerical support. The Legal Support Assistant works closely with LAAs to continually grow in understanding and ability to perform administrative functions in a law firm environment and must demonstrate excellent communication, grammatical, proofreading and organizational skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists Legal Administrative Assistants (LAAs) and Legal Support Teams with overflow projects to include creating, formatting, and editing documents; meeting and travel arrangements; and expense reimbursement reports.
  • Receives court notices for proper routing and dissemination.
  • Scans documents into document management system.
  • Assists with billable time entry as needed.
  • Oversees or assists with large mailings, binders, and file organization.
  • Prepares and processes outgoing mail, arranging for specialized mail or messenger services as required, and coordinates activities with Office Services as needed.
  • Proactively demonstrates effective teamwork and communication with team members and all Firm personnel.
  • Takes personal responsibility for regularly exchanging information and training tips with LAAs for maximum job effectiveness.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; some college is beneficial.
  • Two to three years of administrative or clerical experience, preferably in a professional services environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook, basic knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and general database systems; working knowledge of current technology to include imaging and scanning applications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, energetic, possess the ability to take direction well, and collaborate as a team member.
  • Ability to develop trust and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to successfully perform position requirements with excellent organizational, time management, and prioritization skills required.

Job Details

Date Posted October 15, 2018
Date Closes November 14, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $14.50, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
SOC Category 23-2099.00 Legal Support Workers, All Other
Zipcode 68137
Name Personnel Consultant
Address 5830 S 142nd Street
City, State and Zip Omaha NE 68137
Phone (402) 827-8003
FAX (402) 827-8006

This job requires the following skills

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Clerical
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Document Processing
  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Scanning
  • Microsoft - Excel
  • Microsoft - Outlook
  • Microsoft - PowerPoint
  • Microsoft - Word
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Office Machine Operations
  • Strong Time Management
  • Microsoft Outlook / Exchange