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Legal Assistant for Busy Beaufort Office

Beaufort, SC

Order: 1860700
Temp

Our office is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Legal Assistant. They will be responsible for managing day - to - day operations of the law firm, including carrying out administrative services, providing support to the legal team and ensuring that the firm remains in compliance with state legal regulations. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast - paced and dynamic workplace.

Legal Assistant responsibilities:

  • Complete administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls and greeting clients

  • Coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary

  • Draft documents and letters from existing acquisitions using proper licensing templates

  • Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence

  • Correspond with counsel, court and clients

  • Assist with accounting and billing

  • Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient work flow

Legal Assistant skills:

  • Two - year degree or equivalent certification

  • 2+ years’ working experience as a legal assistant

  • Experience in real estate law and knowledge of commercial and residential transactions preferred

  • Familiarity with MS Office

  • Ability to type 70+ words per minute

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Able to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision

  • Highly organized and detail - oriented