Legal Assistant (4-6 months)

Roseland, NJ 07068

Posted: 01/04/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Legal Secretary/Admin Job Number: 9054 Pay Rate: 30-35 per hour

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a temporary legal assistant (approximately 4-6 months) for a law firm in Roseland, NJ area (zip code 07068)

Position responsibilities are:
  • Manage calls, meetings, and reminders for attorneys, clients, and opposing parties
  • Coordinate scheduling including busy attorney calendars
  • Handle incoming mail, faxes, and contract forwarding 
  • Oversee client documents, email databases, and conduct conflict searches
  • Initiate new matters, including litigation cases
  • Prepare attorneys for calls and meetings, including follow up on deadlines

Position requirements are: 
  • Minimum of 3 years' legal assistant experience at a law firm
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), Kofax (Adobe) DocuSign, and Zoom
  • Expertise in calendar and inbox management
  • Familiarity with digital dictation
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills in dynamic environments
  • Proficient in composing, editing, and proofreading legal documents
  • Excellent communication and client relations skills
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