Practice Area Legal Assistant
Boston, MA 02110
Prioritizing work among assignments and meeting specific deadlines on projects
Coordinating document preparation, proofreading, copying, scanning and saving documents as needed Working with documents and applying formatting and styles
. Assists with the preparation and court filing of pleadings and other court papers, as needed
Maintaining Files: Organizing and managing electronic and paper files in compliance with current Firm policies. Performing routine filing (Both electronic and paper) and retrieving files as needed. Maintaining Calendar: Assisting in coordinating docketing calendar, timekeeper Outlook calendars, event registrations, expense reports, travel, and meeting arrangements. Processing Mail: Preparing and processing ingoing/outgoing mail (electronic and paper), arranging for specialized mail services as required. Ensuring that all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are included. Providing Administrative Support: Assisting with new client/matter intake process. Scheduling meetings and arranging for conference rooms. Preparing expense reports. Inputting/updating attorney time entries. Assist with client billing. Answering phones. Project Work: Assisting with projects as assigned by department team members. Cooperating with Team Efforts: Serving as backup to other legal groups as directed. Working cooperatively with other departments and individuals in the firm. Performing other duties within the Boston Office as assigned. Desired Skills and Experience 2-3 years of experience providing legal administrative support in a law firm. Preference given to candidates with Litigation practice area experience Strong technology skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to properly format, redline and stylize complex documents. Experience with iHyperstyles is a plus. Experience with navigating a document management system Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail Ability to maintain and handle confidential information. Strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and to meet deadlines.
Meet Your Recruiter
Michael specializes in direct hire placements as a Staffing Manager with The Panther Group. His favorite part of the job is getting to work with candidates through every step of the process in order to find the perfect fit for them. In his free time, Michael enjoy playing guitar and attending concerts.
Fun Fact: Michael had the opportunity to study abroad in Rome, Italy for one semester in College!