Legal Assistant

Jackson, MS 39201

Posted: 11/20/2018 Industry: Legal Job Number: 240949 City: Jackson Type: Temp To Full-Time

Small law firm is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Legal Assistant. Responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, including carrying out administrative services, providing support to the legal team and ensuring that the firm remains in compliance with state legal regulations. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace.

PAY RATE: $12 per hour, DOE

HOURS: 8am - 5pm, Monday thru Friday

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • File documents with the court ahead of deadlines

  • File, organize, scan, copy and fax legal documents

  • Schedule court depositions, hearings and other meetings

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years working experience as a legal assistant

  • Proficient in Word, Word Perfect, Excel and Outlook

  • Ability to type 50+ words per minute

  • Able to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a drug screen

BENEFITS:

Client company pays 100% employee health insurance and offers a 401k retirement plan after probationary period.

If you review the job description and requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the JACKSON CLERICAL branch. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-4200.

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