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  • Sector: Legal
  • Function: Legal Assistant
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 19 January 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2163864_1640731430

Job Number: 2163864

Essential Job Duties:

  • Secretarial, word processing and legal administrative support for multiple partners and associate attorneys in our estates and trusts and litigation practice groups.
  • Create, revise, and format estates and trusts documents, legal documents, correspondence and forms from handwritten drafts, notes, or dictation. Apply track changes, formatting, and styles; edit, label, and redact documents; compare documents using document comparison software and produce redlined versions; proofread final documents.
  • Create depictions of estate plans using PowerPoint.
  • Prepare property descriptions for deeds and other documents for filing with government agencies.
  • Experience with E-filing in both State and Federal courts; ability to generate a TOC and TOA.
  • Assisting attorneys and paralegals with special projects and other general administrative duties.
  • Schedule and calendaring meetings and assist with the opening and closing of matters.


  • 3+ years of experience as a transactional and/or litigation legal secretary and/or word processor within a law firm environment
  • Advanced user of PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat, a must
  • Ability to support multiple attorneys in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision as well as part of a team
  • Ability to handle complex assignments and complete projects under tight deadlines, must be able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong commitment to client service
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work overtime on an occasional basis


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