Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Temporary)

We are now partnering with an International law firm to find a Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Temporary) to join their Portland, OR office. You are an ideal candidate will have at least five years of recent experience as a legal assistant, preferably as a floater, for a mid- to large-size law firm.  As the Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Temporary), you will be responsible for covering the legal assistant desk assignments for planned and unplanned absences. This position offers exposure to many different practice areas working for multiple attorneys on a daily basis for a firm that values work life balance and positive environment. This assignment is set to last for approximately 6 months. If you are interested in joining this highly sought after team, then please apply today!
Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Temporary) Job Responsibilities:
  • Create and edit correspondence, letters, legal documents and spreadsheets
  • Answering the telephone and calendar management
  • Transcribe dictation and photocopying, when needed
  • Prepare accounting documents, including expense reports and check requests
  • Support billing processes, including time entry and reviewing pre-bills
  • Utilize management software and actively maintain client contact information in database
Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of recent paralegal and/or legal assistant experience
  • Experience with state and federal court rules and filing procedures
  • High school degree required, bachelor degree in related field preferred
  • Knowledge of legal concepts and procedures for a wide range of practice areas, including civil litigation, real estate, and corporate
  • Flexibility to take direction from multiple sources, address shifting assignments quickly, and work effectively with a wide range of varied work styles and preferences
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to successfully manage shifting priorities, multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including impeccable proofreading skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel). PowerPoint is a plus
 
Are you interested in hearing more about the Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Temporary) Job in Downtown Portland, OR? Then please click “apply” below. This position and other great employment opportunities are available on our Special Counsel website at http://www.specialcounsel.com; please check them out!

 

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