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Family Law Legal Assistant #30264

Family Law Legal Assistant 

Salary: DOE 

2+ years of experience in both a Legal Secretarial and Family Law role required 

An established Boston law firm that provides a wide range of practices is looking for a self-motivated, experienced Family Law Legal Assistant to join their Boston office. In this role, you will provide support for two attorneys in the Family Law Department. The Family Law Department works as a team and is searching for someone to assist with the smooth functioning of the department.

Responsibilities 

  • Family Law Legal Assistant will type correspondence, memoranda, and other legal documents in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy
  • Maintain files and binders, both electronic and physical, including periodic reviews and archiving older files as well as preparing files to be closed
  • Process incoming mail and outgoing deliveries
  • Input attorney timesheets in a timely manner
  • Process, proof, review, and edit bills and invoices
  • Manage calendars for attorneys and prepare files and documents for meetings
  • Open new case files and conduct conflict of interest checks
  • Maintain positive contact with clients, attorneys, and staff and observe confidentiality of attorney-client matters
  • Support attorneys in various family court matters

Requirements 

  • 2+ years of experience in both a Legal Secretarial and Family Law role
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with a diverse group of attorneys, staff, and clients and provide information and “customer service” with courtesy and tact
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other software products
  • Experience using billing software (Aderant) is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and verbal and written communication skills

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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