Legal Assistant



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Las Cruces

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Branch Information

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