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Front Office Assistant Job in Portland, OR

Job Code: 54737421
Location: Portland, Oregon
Date Posted: 1/5/2017
Position: Administrative Assistant
Practice Area: Administrative Asst
Employment Type: Contract

Front Office Assistant Job in Portland, OR
Are you looking for an opportunity to springboard your legal career? If so, we are assisting a downtown Portland law office with finding a qualified Front Office Assistant to bring temporary support in this new year. You are an ideal candidate if you have a can-do personality, experience working within a law office, and a high level of verbal and written communication. As the Front Office Assistant, you will welcome clients, direct and screen calls, screen all incoming mail, assist with various legal administrative duties, and process new clients.  If you would like to join a team environment with excellent work life balance, then please apply now!  
Legal Office Assistant Job Responsibilities:

  • Welcome clients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering, screening and referring inquiries
  • Maintain office calendar with client conferences, attorney meetings and notices regarding priorities and deadlines
  • Transcribe dictation prepared by attorney
  • Maintain staff reports regarding personal leave
  • Report monthly payroll and payroll changes to contract payroll specialist
  • Maintain staff records and benefits information
  • Process client billing statements
  • Process opening of new client matters
  • Organize file projects to process into virtual files


  • Two years of administrative experience within a law firm setting, required
  • High school diploma with relevant experience or Bachelor degree in related field, preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Proficiency with WordPerfect, Time Matters, Timeslips, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe, preferred
  • Strong transcription skills
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills
  • Highly organized
  • Strong ability to multitask

Are you interested in hearing more about this Front Office Assistant job in Portland, OR? Then click “apply” below or send your resume to jessica.jones@specialcounsel. This position and other great employment opportunities are available on our Special Counsel website at; please check them out!

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