|Categories||Administrative Support Staff (Law Firm), Professional Support Staff|
A Practice Assistant provides secretarial and administrative support to attorneys and legal assistants in a variety of practice areas. Duties include, but are not limited to:
-Performing complex legal secretarial activities which may be highly confidential and sensitive and require diplomacy and discretion.
Qualifications & Requirements:
The qualified candidate will have recent secretarial or assistant experience (preferably in a large law firm); excellent written and oral communication skills; a customer service orientation; a proactive work ethic; attention to detail; the ability to work well under pressure in a constantly changing environment; excellent attendance, punctuality, and flexibility for overtime; the ability to successfully work in a team-oriented environment. Strong day-to-day organizational skills are essential, including the ability to analyze, assess and prioritize work assignments as well as the ability to multi-task. The candidate must have proficiency working in Microsoft Word as well as proficiency in formatting documents utilizing Styles. A minimum typing of 55+ wpm is required. PowerPoint and Excel expertise and a college degree are preferred.