• Legal Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 11:00 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1177
    Category
    Health Care
  • General Summary

    Alston & Bird is conducting a search for a Legal Administrative Assistant to assist Firm attorneys in our fast paced Health Care Practice Group. The Legal Administrative Assistant will perform a variety of administrative duties including type and revise correspondence, memoranda, documents, time sheets and project work; proofreading and ensuring quality of all document action; telephone and mail distribution; coordinate travel arrangements and maintain files. 

    Essential Duties

    The Legal Administrative Assistant should have work experience in:

    • Administrative skills
    • Word processing skills
    • General office procedures and filing techniques
    • The capability to concentrate on detail and organize work
    • The ability to work with a wide spectrum of individuals 
    • Heavy administrative work 
    • Case and project management 
    • Typing, editing and proofreading correspondence and legal documents
    •  Entering attorney time
    •  Billing
    • Answering telephones and sorting mail 
    • Maintaining client portals
    • Coordinating travel arrangements
    • Processing expense reimbursements
    • Interacting with clients and maintaining files
    • Must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel

    Skills Needed to be Successful

    • Have exceptional administrative and word processing skills.
    • Have the ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Have great attention to detail, and the ability to concentrate and organize work. Must be able to work well independently while handling complex situations, analytical, and self-starters.
    • Able to work with a wide spectrum of individuals. Possess good communication and interpersonal skills, along with an enthusiastic team player attitude and a strong work ethic.
    • Able to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors is also needed.
    • A minimum of 2+ years of prior administrative experience in a law firm is highly desirable.
    • A high school diploma is required; an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

    Additional Information

    The hours of the position are Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidates must have the ability to stay beyond normal working hours when work load demands.

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