Support Staff Member - Secretary / Paralegal

Bignault & Carter, LLC - Savannah, GA

Full-time

Job Responsibilities:

Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support.

Job Duties:

  • Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering.
  • Communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
  • Inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.

Skills and Qualifications:

Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Supply Management, Telephone Skills, Office Experience - General, PC Proficiency, Verbal Communication, Internal Communications, Dependability, Professionalism, all other skill necessary to fulfill the above Job Duties.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Salary: $8.00 to $25.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Secretarial: 1 year (Required)
  • Legal Drafting: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Others