Legal Assistant Position



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Marquette, MI - (USA) 925 West Washington Street Suite 105 MI Marquette , MI 49855 Phone : 906-226-2211



Job Description

Manpower is hiring a legal assistant for a local law firm in Marquette! This position requires an Associate Degree or certificate in paralegal studies or related field or a combination of college coursework and relevant experience. Experience working in an office setting, with experience working in law office preferred.

This position involves assisting staff and lawyers with a variety of tasks including drafting legal documents and preparing court forms, assisting with research, maintaining files and databases, and other administrative support tasks (e.g., word processing, answering phones and taking messages, limited dictation, and delivering documents to courthouse and opposing counsel.)

The pay range for this position will be $16-$18 per hour, and is full time. The job starts out temporary, but with good performance will become a permanent position.

Job duties include:

* Drafting letters and legal documents, including court filings, for attorney review.

* Maintaining paper case files.

* Maintaining case files in electronic databases.

* Answering phones, respond to email, and welcome clients and others.

* Scheduling appointments, meetings, and court proceedings.

* Assisting attorneys with legal research and preparation for legal proceedings.

* Accepting and processing payments.

* Other administrative support tasks as assigned.

Necessary skills for the job:

* Oral and written communication skills.

* Interpersonal skills.

* Organizational skills.

* Attentive to details.

* Time management skills.

* Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

* Ability to work with minimal supervision.

* Proficient computer skills.