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Legal Assistant

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP Tampa Full-Time
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Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs secretarial work of a complex nature for attorneys to whom assigned
  • Must have the ability to master skills specific to the assigned practice group including such tasks as correspondence, spreadsheets, minutes, reports and other documents
  • Prepare routine correspondence, memoranda and legal documents
  • Answer telephone, take messages, provide information and receive information concerning matters related to the legal work handled by the assigned attorneys
  • Maintain attorney calendar
  • Prepare and send faxes, documents, mail, FedEx packages and other documents.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate files and records
  • Maintain control files of matters in progress and follows up to ensure that court ordered actions are competed
  • Make arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel
  • Enter time into the time and billing system
  • Periodically request pre-bills and statements for billing purposes and prepares statements for signatures and send out
  • Provide assistance to legal and non-legal personnel as requested
  • When applicable, serve as a Notary Public
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements and Desired Skills:

  • High School Diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Prior experience as a legal secretary required.
  • Advanced computer skills including knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel as well as specific law firm programs
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new software programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Accuracy, attention to detail and good organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong time-management skills and ability to multi-task

  • Strong client service focus and ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Various physical activity may be required

     

     

    Bradley is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression), marital status, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any legally protected status.



Skills required

Conduct Legal Research
Prepare Presentation
Draft Document
Handle Information Request
Review Legal Document
Draft Legal Correspondence

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