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We got a new job details in Barton Law, PLLC & they are Hiring Candidates for Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Office Manager – for a Black Owned Law Firm
Company Name : Barton Law, PLLC
Company Location : Detroit, MI 48226
Job Position : Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Office Manager – for a Black Owned Law Firm
Job Category : Jobs in Michigan
Job Description :
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Community-based Law Firm located in the downtown area of Detroit. We handle criminal cases, civil rights cases, personal injury cases, as well as manage NBA clients.
The ideal candidate is proficient with MAC computers, cloud based products, social media apps, etc. to name a few. The ideal candidate is also extremely detail-oriented (No spelling or grammatical errors on documents, following up with client calls, multi-tasking, etc.)
The position entails a lot, however, you will learn a lot.
Truly, it will begin as part time (Mon-Fri 8:30-1:30pm), however, the goal is to grow to full time within a few weeks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage fast-paced schedules for the Attorneys
Receives clients and office visitors.
Screens calls, takes messages and informs attorneys of urgent messages.
Operates personal laptop to produce legal documents such as pleadings, briefs, opinions, complaints, orders, contracts, and subpoenas based upon verbal or written instructions, shorthand notes, rough drafts, or other materials.
Composes routine letters and memoranda and prepares reports based upon verbal or written instruction and guidelines.
Proofreads and corrects prepared materials for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, format, syntax, and content.
Inputs, retrieve, and/or updates information using a Client Management Software.
Distributes, files, and serves documents in accordance with the court, administrative, City, Departmental and other governmental agencies procedures; and e-files documents in all courts.
Maintains, organizes and updates attorneys’ calendar and file management.
Schedules court appearances, assembles documents and exhibits, keeps a check on pending cases to avoid default in filing pleadings, and maintains court dockets and diaries.
Assists attorneys in organizing and responding to multiple priorities.
Accepts service of a variety of legal documents, including, but not limited to motions, briefs, and notarizes documents.
Ensures all billable hours are accurately recorded.
Schedules and arranges depositions and other requested meetings, conferences and hearings.
Prepares vouchers for payment of authorized expenses.
Performs other duties as assigned
High School diploma or GED and completion of a Legal Secretarial Training Program or other closely related training programs.
Six months of clerical experience, preferably in a legal office.
One year of progressive clerical experience in a legal office environment.
Use of personal computers, common office word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.
Accurate transcription of recorded dictation at a moderate speed.
Performing basic arithmetic calculations.
Preparing statistical reports.
Use of technology as a tool to provide support to attorneys.
Interpreting instructions and guidelines in order to make decisions and take necessary action(s).
**Please do not apply if you do not have an Instagram account, not proficient with social media, etc: You will help run the company’s social media as well.
Compose routine legal documents, letters, reports and summaries of complex material.
Proofread and edit routine correspondence and legal documents for proper grammar, spelling and punctuation usage.
Interpret and follow complex instructions and guidelines.
Determine work priorities.
Use business English with proficiency.
Organize documents and files and handle changing priorities.
Communicate effectively; use diplomacy and discretion in giving out information.
Maintain composure during stressful situations occurring as a result of workloads and/or deadlines.
Effectively manage time.
Make social media posts: understanding the trends etc.
Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the duties of the position.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $15.00 – $20.00 per hour
4 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Work Location: One location
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