compensation: Depending on experience employment type: full-time
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Legal Assistant needed for sole practitioner at busy rural law firm. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an hour lunch beginning at noon and ending at 1:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Five years or more law office experience preferred, but not required, and JD's will be considered. Pay rate dependent upon experience. Job duties as follows:
Legal Assistant: Draft and prepare numerous types of pleadings and other legal documents, maintain docket calendar, ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner, tons of client contact via telephone and email, prepare letters to clients, court staff, and other attorneys, witness signatures on legal documents that require notarization, prepare trial notebooks as needed, prepare documents for service, conduct research on the Oregon Judicial Information Network as needed, track billing times for Legal Secretary and Attorney for each client case, and all general office duties listed below
General Office Duties: Prepare mail to go out daily, check mail daily, faxing, scanning, copying, answering telephones in a professional manner, check voicemail messages, run credit card payments and prepare receipts for cash and check payments, clean office as needed, shred documents as needed, create and maintain client files, check emails, filing, lock up office daily.
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