Legal Practice Assistant - posted 10/21/19

Legal Practice Assistant - posted 10/21/19

Company Name: 
Ogletree Deakins
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Atlanta
GA
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

Our Atlanta office has an opportunity for an experienced Legal Practice Assistant to join the firm’s expanding practice.  On a day-to-day basis, works under the direction of attorneys and paralegals to whom the Practice Assistant is assigned.  Under general supervision, supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing secretarial and administrative assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment.  This position supports multiple attorneys as primary assignments and also provides back-up secretarial assistance to other attorneys as assigned.  Will provide back-up to receptionist as necessary.

Requirements or Qualifications: 
  • 5+ years of solid litigation experience as a practice assistant or legal secretary, preferably in a labor and employment practice
  • Federal and state court experience, including ECF filings
  • Outstanding proofreading skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent typing, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong computer proficiency using Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Timekeeping, billing and docketing experience (Aderant experience a plus)
  • Time management skills and ability to work independently as well as with a team
Application Process: 
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