Snelling Staffing Services

Legal Assistant

Birmingham, MI - Temporary to Full Time

Our client, a small boutique law firm is seeking a Legal Assistant.  The Legal Assistant will provide support to a busy attorney, an associate attorney specializing in family law.  The Legal Assistant will be the link between attorney’s, clients, courts and the general public.

The hourly pay rate range is between $18.00 - $20.00 depending on skills and experience. The work schedule is Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

This is a temporary to hire opportunity.

Legal Assistant Job Duties:

  • Drafting legal documents and correspondence, including dictation.
  • Filing of court documents according to deadlines.
  • Prepare and update calendars and dockets.
  • Schedule appointments related to mediations, arbitrations, and administrative hearings.
  • Attend meetings and events to represent the firm.
  • Maintain office supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate meetings and lunches as needed.
  • Identify projects that can be lifted off attorney’s schedules.

Legal Assistant Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of recent family law experience.
  • e-filing/filing experience In Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and TABS.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or ABA Paralegal.

Legal Assistant Skills Needed:

  • Maintains positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client matters. 
  • Possess the ability to initiate and complete projects independently.

Legal Assistant Benefits:

  • Direct Deposit or Pay Card
  • Paperless Online Time Keeping
  • Six Paid Holidays
  • 401K
  • Free Skills Enhancement Programs
  • Resume Review and Critique
  • ACA Compliant Medical Insurance

Interested and qualified candidates for the opening should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.

 

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