Legal Practice Assistant

Ogletree Deakins - Indianapolis, IN3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $64,000 a year
Position Summary:
The Indianapolis office of Ogletree has an opportunity for an experienced Legal Practice Assistant to join their fast-paced and fun team. On a day-to-day basis, works under the direction of attorneys and paralegals to whom the Practice Assistant is assigned. Under general supervision, supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing secretarial and administrative assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. This position supports multiple attorneys as primary assignments and also provides back-up secretarial assistance to other attorneys as assigned. May also provide back-up to receptionist as necessary.

Office Perks: The Indianapolis office is conveniently located in central downtown close by the best restaurants and event centers. It is a fun environment where we host ice cream socials, Thirsty Thursday happy hours, Halloween decoration competitions, chili cook-offs, summer office outing, Christmas parties, staff appreciation day, and many more! Additional benefits offered are casual Fridays and free parking in a covered parking garage connected to the Salesforce Tower.

6+ years of experience as a practice assistant or legal secretary in a litigation practice
Must have expertise with all State and Federal Court filing procedures
Knowledge of legal terminology, legal documents and legal processes
Accurate typing of at least 70 words per minute
Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office, document management, time entry, e-filing and database software
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
Strong proofreading skills
Superior organizational skills including filing, calendaring, and proofreading
Time management skills and ability to work independently as well as with a team

We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.

To apply for this position, please submit your application through the APPLY NOW button on the top of the page.

If you have any questions about this opportunity or want to follow up on your application, please reach out to Monique Hampton at with “INDIANAPOLIS PRACTICE ASSISTANT” in the subject line.

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Firm Overview:
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 53 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law category.” In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

Equal Opportunity Employer.