Legal Assistant

Hawthorne Lane
Ashton, MD
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
As the Legal Administrative Assistant in this fast-paced role, you will provide direct support to a team of litigation attorneys. As an extension of the Partners, you will play a critical role in providing top-notch administrative support in a deadline-driven and dynamic environment. In addition to assisting with exciting legal work and helping the attorneys finalize critical documents, you will also be called on to coordinate meetings and events as well as interact with clients. Candidates with previous law firm experience are encouraged to apply!About the Job:Coordinate the attorneys' schedules, oversee phone and email correspondence and manage meeting logistics.Accurately prepare and send time-sensitive documents, mail and packages.Transcribe, prepare, revise, and format legal documents and correspondence.Manage and organize both paper and electronic versions of client files.Prepare and process expense reports and receipts.Monitor the phone lines with expertise and communicate effectively with attorneys.Provide additional administrative support to attorneys and legal secretaries within the firm as needed.About the Culture:Team of attorneys who welcome an intellectually curious individual and are willing to teach.Consistently recognized as best-in-class.Special emphasis on diversity and inclusion.One day remote work included.About You:Experience. The ideal candidate has five or more years of law firm experience supporting litigation attorneys.Professional. You understand the importance of communicating effectively and courteously with others.Adaptable. You are available to work full-time, but flexible enough to adjust your work style to suit the needs of the attorneys. Overtime will be compensated.Detailed. You know how critical quality work is to a legal case. Organization and an eye for detail are key.Service oriented. You always put the client first and deliver top service.MS Office extraordinaire. You have an advanced level of proficiency in MS Word and document management software. Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment Opportunity StatementEssential to Hawthorne Lane's success is our ability to attract talent from a range of backgrounds. Our network reflects the diverse community around us, and we believe in a workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered to succeed. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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