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Legal/Administrative Assistant

  • Enoch Kever PLLC
  • 08/31/21
  • Austin, TX
  • 78731
  • TBD / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Full-time Legal/Administrative Assistant needed to support attorneys in various areas of law with a primary concentration in litigation and appellate practices.

Duties:
Provide administrative support to 3-5 attorneys
Assist with preparation of pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and appellate briefs
Prepare and file documents electronically or as otherwise required
Draft correspondence and transmittal letters
Coordinate and schedule depositions, court reporters and videographers, etc.
Handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Maintain case files, either hard copy or electronic versions
Assist with the preparing and tracking of engagement letters insuring that signed letters are returned
Make travel arrangements and prepare expense reports for attorneys
Prepare expense reports for attorneys
Assist Senior Partner with case and correspondence organization, calendaring, and follow-up
Assist and support attorneys participation in and leadership of various professional and community organizations
Answer attorneys phone as necessary
Maintain professional activity and business development files
Assist other attorneys and/or staff with specific projects as they arise

Requirements:
Minimum 5 years appellate/litigation experience
Take personal responsibility for and ownership of all assignments
Take pride in assisting attorneys in consistently delivering the highest quality legal representation to the clients of the Firm
Experience dealing with courts at all levels (state, federal, trial, appellate, etc.) as well as state administrative agencies
Knowledge of individual court procedures and e-filing rules, including routinely confirm whether those procedures or filing rules have changed
Good communications skills able to communicate and have cordial professional relationships with clients, court staff, court reporters, co-counsel, opposing counsel, process servers, etc.
Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office 365 (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word including features such as styles, numbering, track changes, redlining, document comparison, creating a PPT presentation from beginning to end, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat DC
Knowledge of Best Authority software a plus
Strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, self-motivated, and dependable
Excellent grammar, punctuation, spelling, and English usage, preferably with legal terminology
The ability to multi-task, prioritize deadlines and produce a high-quality work product is a must
Must be a collaborative team player supportive of co-workers and attorneys with a professional demeanor and a good sense of humor to handle with grace the stress of deadlines typical in a law practice

Compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with experience and skills. Benefits include health, dental, HSA, Life/AD&D, long-term disability insurance, 401K, and vacation/sick leave.

To be considered for this position, please reply with your resume, cover letter, your salary history and preferred salary range.

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