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compensation: DOE + benefits (as eligible)
employment type: full-time

The Firm:

Rose Law Firm is a boutique law firm in beautiful Lake Oswego that offers big-firm quality with small-firm customer service.  Our firm offers a wide range of services both as transactional lawyers and as litigators within the practice areas of business transitions and succession planning, corporate, real estate, executive compensation, tax, and estate planning. 

We strive to provide excellent service to our clients and provide a collaborative and respectful work environment for all our team members.  We like to say that we take our work very seriously, but we try not to take ourselves too seriously.  We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected, and valued. 

We are a growing firm and are excited to add a new team member to our fun, flexible, and drama-free group of employees. 

The right person for our Legal Assistant role will have prior law firm experience and also be a quick and eager learner who is looking for a long-term fit with a close-knit team.  In this role, you will be assisting multiple attorneys with a wide variety of legal tasks.  This role will be responsible for the administrative work on client files, in addition to assisting the general office with developing and refining its legal processes. 

Overview of the Position:

Assist attorneys and support staff by providing a wide range of legal assistant, project assistant, and administrative support functions in order to increase efficiency of client services and the practice as a whole.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with client, case, matter, and project management, including drafting and sending engagement and conflict waiver letters, managing document organization of client file in both physical and electronic form, managing/docketing deadlines, and anything else to help the attorneys keep all files at the firm moving forward smoothly
  • Assist with the preparation, formatting, and proofreading of correspondence, memos, pleadings, research outlines, and meeting minutes
  • Locate, review, understand, and apply federal/state/local rules
  • File documents in federal and state court, including e-filing
  • Draft, revise, and format legal documents such as pleadings, briefs, complaints, orders, subpoenas, and transactional agreements
  • Prepare/maintain minute books, pleading logs, discovery logs, trial notebooks, closing binders, and entity binders
  • Prepare/format corporate documents and effect filing with offices of the Secretary of State
  • Perform UCC searches and filings
  • Coordinate with court reporters
  • Coordinate with title companies, gather TRIOs, file deeds, etc., on matters dealing with real estate
  • Complete basic clerical tasks, including data entry; photocopy/scan/fax; organize firm library books
  • Perform any other task required to assist the law firm function effectively
  • Three or more years' experience working as a legal secretary/legal assistant in a small or mid-size law firm and associated knowledge of law firm practices and procedures
  • Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate from an accredited institution preferred
  • Experience with filing documents in state and federal court and understanding federal, state, and local court-required rules
  • High level of experience in Windows OS, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat Pro required
  • Consistently demonstrate complete "ownership" mentality for assigned areas/projects/tasks
  • Collaborative team player with excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and use time efficiently
  • Very organized with the ability to balance multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Works well under pressure and has a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong client-relationship skills as well as the ability to use judgment, tact, discretion, and keep information confidential

Qualifications:

If you enjoy working in the legal field, are a great team-player and wanting to work with a fun but busy firm, we would like to talk with you!

We offer excellent benefits that include competitive pay, generous PTO and paid holidays, health/vision and dental plans, 401K with employer contribution, employee wellness program, and more!  We are also in a great area of town, with access to major freeways and many great restaurants.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references through our application portal.

This is a direct hire position and recruitment firm submissions will not be considered.

Compensation: DOE + benefits (as eligible)

Employment type: full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer



Please apply online with Rose Law Firm, P.C. at: https://rose-law-firm-p-c.prismhr-hire.com/job/90359/legal-assistant?s=cl
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