Legal Assistant

Special Counsel is seeking an experienced Family Law Legal Assistant for a Philadelphia law firm. Great direct hire role for an AmLaw 200 law firm. Position is remote through September.


  • Directly supports 2-3 attorneys
  • Conducts initial client calls for basic intake information
  • Transcribes dictation
  • Types, formats, and edits documents
  • Proofreads work for spelling, grammar, and content
  • Time entry
  • Expense reports
  • Maintains electronic and traditional filing systems
  • Schedules meetings and conference calls
  • Manages attorney calendars and address books
  • Answers telephones
  • Greets clients
  • Qualifications

  • Litigation experience
  • Direct, current experience with PA court E-filing procedures
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe
  • Experience with formatting software (e.g. Innova, Payne, MacPac, DocX)
  • Prior document management experience helpful
  • Skills

  • Highly focused and strong attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to prioritize workload and manage time
  • Able to handle confidential information discreetly
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interact with clients and other team members
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Salary

    Starts at $60,000; negotiable depending upon experience

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