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Family Law Senior Paralegal
914 7th Ave SE Olympia, WA 98501
Established Olympia law firm is seeking an experienced full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to support solo practicioner in theareas of Family and Personal Injury Law. The successful applicant must be self-motivated, detailed oriented, organized, able to multi-task, and possess excellent writing, communication, and computer skills.
Responsibilities include overall administrative support for attorney and will be involved in all aspects of case administration working closely with the clients, attorneys and court staff.
Applicant must have complete working knowledge of FamilySoft and/or the Washington State Plain Language format. Competitive salary and great benefits.
Summary of Position:
- Responsible for case management;
- Maintain and organize client files;
- Maintain court and law firm appointment calendars;
- Draft and proofread legal documents and attorney correspondence;
- Draft, review and answer discovery;
- File/e-file pleadings and other documents;
- Transcription and dictation;
- Other administrative tasks as needed
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- 3 plus years of experience working in Family/Personal. Injury law;
- Excellent grammar, punctuation, spelling and organization skills, knowledge of legal terminology;
- Proficient in court procedures, relevant laws, law office practice/procedures and ethics;
- Experience with local, state, and federal filing procedures;
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, FamilySoft, and minor experience with QuickBooks;
- Excellent time management skills;
- Ability to work efficiently and interact in a positive manner with clients, attorneys and court staff while in a fast paced office with multiple deadlines
SALARY is dependent on qualification.
SCHEDULE is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8: 00 AM to 5: 00 PM