Bankruptcy Legal Administrative Assistant/Legal Secretary (Bethesda)
Bankruptcy Legal Administrative Assistant/Legal Secretary(Bethesda)Offit Kurman is seeking a bankruptcy legal administrativeassistant/legal secretary to join our team in Bethesda, MD. Musthave bankruptcy experience to be considered for the position. Ideal candidates will possess a minimum of three years oflegal administrative assistant or legal secretary experience with a strongbankruptcy background. Candidates must have law firm experience andbe technology proficient (advanced Word, Excel and Outlook) with strongattention to detail and ability to turn work around in an efficient manner withminimal errors, experience with maintaining calendars and scheduling meetingsand travel, strong communication skills and ability to manage the attorneyassignment with a proactive approach balancing the needs of all. Job Requirements: Organize and maintain filing and retrieval systems. Able to manage calendars, organize and schedule external and internal meetings, teleconferences, networking events, etc., maintain diary for court dates and follow-up Open, maintain and close client files. E-filing in various courts and jurisdictions Proactive work style and analytical skills: able to read, research, review, verify and route correspondence, reports and legal documents Prepare and draft a variety of legal documents Track Expense reports Strong production skills with ability to produce accurate work product when transcribing tapes, formatting documents, inputting data, editing, copying, scanning and transmitting text, data and graphics. Enter time for timekeepers Knowledge of litigation documents, e-filing, court rules and procedures. Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in grammar and spelling. Excellent client service skills with proven record of building effective relationships with both internal and external clients. Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software. Bethesda office is within walking distance of theMetro. We offer a collegial andprofessional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, toinclude Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching.