Legal Assistant

Hartford Permanent
  • Great company and location
  • Competitive Salary + benefits package

About Our Client

National law firm of exceptionally skilled lawyers and staff collaborating to deliver innovative solutions and outstanding value to our clients.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Description

  • Transcribes legal briefs, correspondence, letters, minutes of meetings, and confidential memorandum
  • Types a variety of legal documents from rough and oral drafts; relays instructions to other staff and attorneys as directed by the supervisor
  • Prepares, maintains and confirms daily work calendars and schedules meetings and appointments
  • Reads, sorts and dates incoming mail and ensures outgoing mail is timely delivered; if necessary routes mail to a specific delivery service
  • Enter time diaries into DTE when requested
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Answers telephone calls, transfers calls to the appropriate person and takes accurate messages in their absence
  • Assist other attorneys and secretaries within the firm through the direction of the supervisor/coordinator

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of related experience, law firm or related industry preferred
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of all Microsoft Office
  • Pleasant phone manner and communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Must have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly reliable and dependable; flexible and able to work against deadlines
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and demonstrate high degree of discretion
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills; strong ability to multi-task
  • Must have can-do attitude and be a team player



What's on Offer

Competitive Compensation Package - Paid Overtime

Benefits

Contact
Brianne Blauvelt
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4540790

Job summary

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Consultant name
Brianne Blauvelt
Job Reference
JN-112021-4540790