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Legal Administrative Assistant

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Posted: 05/02/2024 Industry: Legal Pay Rate: $55,000-$65,000 DOE

Job Description

Law Firm is looking for an experienced Legal Administrative Assistant to join their team.

What you’ll do: 

  • Coordinate legal communications
  • Manage calendars, including trial dates, hearing dates, depositions, etc.
  • Schedule client meetings, depositions, hearings and handling logistical needs 
  • Draft, revise and proofread legal documents and correspondence
  • Handle preparation of hearing, trial, and deposition notebooks and exhibits 
  • Assist with electronic filing of pleadings, exhibits and other legal documents 
  • Maintain legal and confidential files and dockets in strict confidence 
  • Perform related or similar duties as required or assigned 

What you bring:  

  • Knowledge of lifecycle of a lawsuit and terminology 
  • A self-starter attitude
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work product 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to draft correspondences and pleadings
  • Ability to accurately file documents, maintain calendar of depositions, and prepare document productions (with Bates numbers)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Superior technology skills – proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe; experience with iManage and Aderant a plus 
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • High degree of professionalism 

What you gain: 

  • A phenomenal team in an extraordinary firm 
  • The opportunity to work in a collaborative environment 
  • Ability to grow professionally and personally 

Excellent benefits:  

  1. Medical, Dental and Vision with wellness component 
  2. Free Telehealth coverage 
  3. Short- and Long-Term Disability 
  4. Pet Insurance 
  5. 401K and profit sharing (after completion of eligibility requirements) 
  6. Generous Paid Time Off Plus Paid Holidays 
  7. Tuition Reimbursement 
  8. In-house training and development 

Meet Your Recruiter

Kelly Webb Collum
Professional Recruiter

Meet Kelly Collum, our seasoned Professional Recruiter at Staffers since January 2000. However, she has been in the industry over 32 years alongside our President, Beth Henry. Kelly thrives on making a meaningful impact on people's lives. When not matching talent with opportunity, Kelly enjoys Spinning and has been a Reformer Pilates instructor for 27 years. In her downtime, she cherishes moments with her husband, adult children, and adorable first granddaughter. Kelly's favorite escapes? The beach and tropical islands, where relaxation meets adventure. At Staffers, Kelly finds immense reward in helping individuals secure a better future—it's truly life-changing! 

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