Legal Assistant

Industry

Legal

Advert ID

USA_652591

Location

Las Cruces

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD14-18/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Las Cruces, NM - (USA) 580 N Telshor NM Las Cruces , NM 88011 Phone : 575-522-6028

ContactNumber

575-522-6028

Job Description

Legal Assistant



Do you have a strong background as a legal assistant? Do you have organizations skills?

Manpower has immediate openings for a Legal Assistant



What's in it for you?

* 40 Hour Week

* Competitive wages: Starting pay $14.77 to $22.16

* Office hours 8am to 5pm

* Long term employment

* Option to take free college courses and skills training

* Paid training



What is the job?

* Generates and processes confidential and sensitive legal documents and correspondence accurately and in accordance with standard office procedures

* Transcribes dictation to include contracts, correspondence, pleadings, briefs, judgments, and other documents on administrative matters and litigation issues, including utilities issues, employment law.

* Resolutions and ordinances; transcribes meeting and interview notes and recordings; prepares and completes legal records, forms and documents; schedules depositions; files documents with the appropriate court, and delivers copies to opposing counsel and other parties as required.

* Establishes and maintains databases using personal computer with various installed software; utilizes court-ordered case management systems to track litigation files and miscellaneous projects.

* Organizes, manages and maintains case records and files; processes and logs incoming documents and directs them to the proper location; sorts, indexes and retrieves forms, correspondence and documents; schedules appointments and meetings; maintains attorney and court calendars.

* Answers and routes incoming calls; responds to inquiries; replies to emails; communicates with department heads, elected officials, State agencies, witnesses, court administrators, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, and the public regarding cases responds to requests for information within scope of authority; refers matters requiring legal interpretation to supervisor for resolution.



What you bring to the job?

* Knowledge of: legal terminology, forms and research methods; state and Federal rules and regulations on civil litigation; modern office practices and procedures; methods and standards for preparing legal pleadings and legal correspondence;

* Ability to: Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; communicate effectively in verbal and written forms; proficiently cite cases, statutes, ordinances, etc.; establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers, representatives from other agencies, elected officials, local attorneys, and judicial personnel, and the public; maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.

* Skills in: accurately collecting and maintaining records; entering data and information into a computer system with speed and accuracy; making accurate arithmetic calculations; preparing and writing reports and business correspondence; meeting critical time deadlines; searching and maintaining records and computer files.



Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Contact Marisol Espinosa at 575-522-6028. We love referrals so please share our job with friends and family. Also, check out Manpower's career platform with tools and resources to prepare you for today and tomorrow's jobs at www.manpower.com/mypath