JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant
The LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT H. PALMER is seeking a Legal Assistant for a well-established and very active Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Probate practice in the South Bay. Our firm is owned and operated by Robert H. Palmer, who has been practicing in the South Bay for over 30 years. We are a 3-attorney firm with 3 legal assistants (including the open position). Our office is friendly and low-stress. Ideal candidates will be professional, have a positive attitude and work well with staff.
COMPENSATION: $13-$16/hour; depending on experience. No Medical. Benefits include paid time off and paid office holidays.
HOURS: M-F 8:00-4:30; flexible
We are looking to interview candidates as soon as possible to begin training late June/early July. The chosen candidate will begin as an Independent Contractor with the potential for full-time employment.
TYPE OF POSITION: Independent Contractor with potential for full-time employment. Preference for candidate available for long-term commitment.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Core duties include the following (other duties as assigned):
Greet clients in-office; Answer phones, transfer calls or take messages for staff; Setup client appointments; Scan and organize files in client management system; Assist in clerical projects to ensure smooth operation of workflow; Assist with drafting correspondence, billing statements, and some legal documents (training to be provided); Generally support attorneys with demands of practice; Additional administrative tasks as needed.
Pleasant, friendly demeanor and work well with staff and clients
Strong communication skills
Very strong attention to detail and strong organization skills
Computer literate with general understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe
Ability to multitask
Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Legal experience a plus but not required; must have some receptionist/administrative experience
Please email your resume, desired pay and availability to Jessica. References upon request.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $13.00 to $16.00 /hour