Need Now: Motivated Full-Time Legal Assistant

Busy Madison law firm with four Attorneys is seeking a Legal Assistant (paralegal) to assist in civil litigation, family and bankruptcy law matters. Work station has a great view of downtown and the lake. Those with paralegal skills are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Drafting, proofreading and finalizing documents including correspondence, pleadings, briefs, orders, etc.
  • Electronic case filing with U.S. District, Bankruptcy and Circuit Courts
  • Communication with clients and other attorneys on a daily basis
  • Maintaining multiple calendars with precision
  • Filing and organizing with exactness
  • Handling multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously with excellent attention to detail, follow through ability, and initiative
  • Balancing multiple immediate directives with day-to-day activities
  • Managing office equipment status and ordering and maintaining office supplies
  • Maintaining day-to-day office environment in orderly manner

Required Skills:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to self-prioritize assignments
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with co-workers, attorneys, clients, potential clients and vendors
  • Positive attitude, excellent communication skills and professional manner are a must
  • Prior experience in a law firm environment is preferred but not necessary
  • A post-high school degree is a definite plus

Please respond with a short statement of interest in this position along with your resume and contact information.