Legal Assistant

Special Counsel is looking for an experienced Legal Assistant for our client in Downtown Seattle. Candidates looking to apply for this position should have at least 5 years of experience in corporate transactional law. Our client offers a competitive salary along with an excellent benefits package. If you meet the qualifications for this position and are interested in applying, please apply with your most updated resume in Word format. 


Responsibilities:
•    Open new matters, conduct conflict checks, and draft engagement letters
•    Assist attorneys with entering their time into a timekeeping software
•    Communicate regularly with clients
•    Draft and revise legal correspondence including motions, pleadings, contractual agreements, and memos
•    E-file documents with both state and federal court
•    Prepare closing binders for final distribution

Qualifications:
•    Knowledge of corporate transactional law
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and timekeeping software
•    Excellent proofreading and editing skills 
•    Superb written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to multitask and work for multiple attorneys at one time 
•    Strong organizational skills
•    Ability to prioritize projects 

Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s Degree preferred
•    Previous corporate transactional law experience required


 



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