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Legal Assistant

compensation: $60,000-$70,000 annually
employment type: contract

We seek a savvy Legal Assistant for a top Personal Injury Law Firm in Mid City area.

The Legal Assistant will assist and support the attorneys on activities related to the department.

The ideal candidate brings more than 4 years’ experience as a C-level assistant with direct experience in the legal field and personal injury industry. They also have thick skin and have the ability to work in a high volume environment.

Career Strategies Inc is a national staffing firm that provides temporary and direct hire staffing services to outstanding firms located throughout the United States. For over 30 years, we have helped thousands of talented candidates find fulfilling careers in a variety of industries including technology, entertainment, marketing, real estate, finance and accounting.

About the Position:
Coordinate executive communications
Answer telephones for attorneys
Distribute incoming calls
Respond to 200-300 emails per day
Interact with clients
Prepare corporate documents
Schedule meetings and appointments
Coordinate business travel arrangements
Manage travel itineraries
Maintain an organized, paper and electronic, filing system
Uphold a strict level of confidentiality
Develop and maintain a high level of professionalism
Manage workflow with Office Services and Global Word Processing
Administrative duties
Draft and edit correspondence
Manage client relationships
Greet clients and visitors
Provide backup to other administrative support staff
Draft and edit legal documents, including pleadings, correspondence and memorandum
Format court pleadings following formatting rules and using auto-generation for table of authorities (TOAs) and table of contents (TOCs)
Special projects, as assigned

This is not a comprehensive list of possible duties.

About the Candidate:
Degree or certification (PLUS)
3+ years’ experience reporting directly to Partner, President or other high level executive (MUST)
3+ years’ experience as a legal assistant or working in a law firm (MUST) personal injury law firm (PLUS)
Consistent longevity at former positions/companies (MUST)
Advanced computer skills including MS Office with Word and Excel (MUST)
Legal background (PLUS)
Bilingual in Spanish (MUST)
Experience with Abacus software (MUST)
Personality, Characteristics and Skills: professional, excellent follow through, detail oriented, positive attitude, upbeat, friendly, advanced written and oral communication, able to multi-task, able to work independently, self-motivated, organized, efficient, team player, able to delegate, “can-do” attitude, critical thinker, honest, reliable, meets deadlines easily

See more administrative and assistant opportunities with Career Strategies' clients at www.csi4jobs.com!

Equal Opportunity Employer considering qualified applicants in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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