Paralegal Assistant

Special Counsel is seeking a paralegal assistant to join a prestigious Phoenix law firm. 

The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience supporting paralegals and legal assistants within a law firm setting. This person must work well with teams, be self-motivated and take initiative. Excellent proofreading and administrative skills are required.

Responsibilities:

The paralegal assistant will primarily support paralegals, legal secretaries, legal assistants and attorneys with daily tasks and workflow. 

Essential Functions:

  • Attend and actively participate in all training programs suggested by practice assistant lead and office administrator/human resources manager.
  • Proactively work with practice assistant lead, secretaries, paralegals and attorneys to obtain assignments and maintain a sufficient workload which offers learning and growth opportunities.
  • Proactively manage projects and assignments, ensuring all deadlines are met in a timely manner. Communicate regularly with team regarding the progress.
  • Assist in projects, time entry, travel arrangements and expense reports as necessary.
  • Work closely with legal secretaries and practice assistant lead to prepare, organize and save correspondence using the Firm’s standards and procedures.
  • Qualifications:

    Required Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills;
  • Attention to detail, willingness to learn, initiative and versatility;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment;
  • Education
    Required: Bachelor's Degree

    Computer/Software Knowledge
    Required: Microsoft Suite of programs especially Outlook, Word and Excel



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