Legal Practice Assistant

Special Counsel is seeking a top-notch legal assistant with a corporate and transactional background for a highly-regarded law firm in Denver. This position will provide complex legal and administrative support, with minimal supervision.

Duties:  

  • Create, edit, revise, redline, track change and/or proofread documents from dictation, handwritten, typed, and/or electronic copy.
  • Maintain calendars of meetings and travel using current software applications..
  • Facilitate telephone and conference calls in a professional manner and take accurate telephone messages as required.
  • Coordinate preliminary conflict checks with Professional Standards to ensure attorney and firm ability to represent requesting party.
  • Assist with billing process, including daily time entry - entering, proofreading, spellchecking, and releasing - distribute monthly proformas, and review and edit proformas.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements, securing air, hotel, and car plans for timekeepers.

Requirements: 

  • Typing speed  75-wpm
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and establish effective working relationships throughout operational groups 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to draft correspondence 
  • Previous law firm experience of 7 or more years or equivalent preferred

This firm provides excellent benefits and competitive compensation!

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