Legal Assistant

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Legal Assistant

Austin, Texas

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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$ 55,000 - $ 65,000 per year

Austin, Texas

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

$ 55,000 - $ 65,000 per year

September 06, 2022

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Job ID: dallt1301851_1662507437

September 06, 2022

Job ID: dallt1301851_1662507437

Job Summary

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Beacon Hill Legal is seeking Legal Assistant for our client a premier, global labor and employment law firm representing management in all types of employment-related matters, This is an exciting full-time opportunity for a Legal Practice Assistant to join its growing office located in office. We offer a collegial, collaborative, challenging, and growth-focused work environment with innovative technology, customized resources and processes, and continuous skill-based training and professional development.

Our office is located in the heart of downtown Austin only minutes away from the Texas Capitol and Lady Bird Lake, with coffee shops and dining establishments within walking distance. We also provide paid on-site parking, access to 24-hour fitness center, a spacious work environment, employee discounts at a wide variety of vendors, and opportunities to participate in community-based, philanthropic events.

Position Summary:

The Legal Practice Assistant has an integral role in delivering high-quality client and attorney support by providing administrative and legal assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized legal support and clerical tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. This position supports multiple attorneys as primary assignments and provides back-up assistance to other attorneys as assigned. Seeking a self-starter with excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational, administrative, and prioritization skills who can anticipate and plan for the business needs of our attorneys.

Essential Functions

Provide professional administrative support to multiple attorneys to assist them in meeting client deliverables.

Prepare client intake forms, initiate conflict checks, prepare engagement letters, and open new files.

Create, edit, format, revise and redline documents; compose routine correspondence and accurately proofread legal and non-legal documents, including client status reports; perform blacklining and redlining; create Power-Point presentations, and complex Excel spreadsheets.

Proactively maintain an overview of attorney workload and clients/matters; accurately maintain outlook calendars and updating client contact lists.

Assist with the billing process, including review/edit of proformas and resolution of billing issues.

Maintain electronic files using a document management system and identify files to be closed.

Coordinate travel, meeting and presentation arrangements; track attorney CLE credits for reporting.

Support the attorney's business development, marketing and professional activities to secure new clients.

Requirements

Excellent technology, keyboarding skills, and competency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Ability to learn and embrace new skills and best practices with an always-willing, can-do Strong oral and written language and communication skills, including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading, form and style; ability to collaborate smoothly with external and internal clients and other firm departments.

Ability to exercise professional judgment to assess priorities, respond appropriately to inquiries, escalate issues, and seek clarification and direction in a timely and thoughtful manner.

Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to initiate, organize, and prioritize work tasks, which may have competing deadlines, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and demonstrate flexibility and initiative to ensure tasks are completed.

Must be detail-oriented and proactive, able to identify action items, and implement follow-up procedures to ensure tasks are managed and carried through to completion.

Teamwork - must be willing and able to help others and share knowledge and skills.

Prior administrative support and/or experience in the legal field preferred. Knowledge of business immigration is a plus.

We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.

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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

We look forward to working with you.

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