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Legal Practice Assistant

Company: Burr & Forman LLP
Location: greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Greenville, SC office of Burr & Forman LLP, a dynamic, service-oriented law firm, seeks an experienced legal practice assistant to join our growing team. With a one-firm culture across our 19 offices, Burr & Forman is committed to our clients, our colleagues, and our communities. To deliver the highest client service, we invest in our people. To recruit the best people, we are active leaders in our local communities. To be active leaders in our communities, we grow and nurture strong relationships with our clients and colleagues. It's a virtuous cycle that drives our approach to client service. It's the Burr way. If our commitment and values align with yours, please consider joining our team. We offer a competitive salary complimented by a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, and generous paid time off.

Key Contributions

* Perform complex administrative duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and legal processes * Prepare, edit, and/or draft correspondence, reports, and legal documents * Plan and schedule conferences and/or meetings * Maintain calendars including court deadlines and appearances * Plan and prepare travel arrangements * Enter billable time and edit time and pre-bills as needed * Process expense reimbursements * Answer incoming calls; prepare documents for shipment; and distribute mail * Open and maintain client files, cases and organizational documents * Respond to inquiries for information * Other responsibilities as needed

The Essentials

* At least two years of experience as a legal secretary/assistant in a law firm or corporate legal department environment * Knowledge of electronic filing procedures * Proficient with Word 2016 and dictation equipment * Ability to type 50 wpm * Associate's degree or equivalent or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. * Highly organized, detail-orientated, proactive, and a team player who takes ownership * Balance competing priorities and work effectively under pressure * Strong verbal and written communication skills

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Burr & Forman is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and promoting lawyers and staff without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military and protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, or disability.

See Burr & Forman's Diversity Statement & Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.

Burr & Forman is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please contact our Employment Administrator at (205) 458-5490 and let us know the nature of your request

Keywords: Burr & Forman LLP, Greenville , Legal Practice Assistant, Other , greenville, South Carolina

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