Labor & Employment Legal Administrative Assistant

Special Counsel has an immediate opening for a direct hire, full-time Labor & Employment Legal Administrative Assistant to work with a prestigious, medium-size firm in Downtown Minneapolis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, reviews and edits legal documents and correspondence.
  • Transcribing dictation as needed, ensuring high quality, accuracy and comprehensiveness.
  • Creates and maintains a filing system; opens and closes files. Assists in processing conflicts searches and client intake forms.
  • Maintains calendar of events and deadline reminders, arranges meetings, coordinates travel arrangements.
  • Assists in billing process by entering time, coordinate billing reports, prepare and send bills.
  • Prepares attorney expense claims.
  • Comfortable with client contact, including internal departments and external affiliates including financial institutions, municipal and government departments.
  • Federal and state e-filing
  • Review court lists, posts/tracks time, and prepares and maintains clients records (e.g. minute books).

Skills and Experience:

• Excellent communication, organizational and client service skills

• Ability to multi-task and work in a team-oriented environment with all levels of staff.

• Strong proofreading and grammar skills. Ability to meet  deadlines.

• Above average proficiency in Microsoft Office

• Document management and time and billing systems

• Type 60+wpm with high degree of accuracy.

• Education: High School Diploma Required

• Legal Assistant diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or 4 year degree preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.