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We are looking to hire an attorney assistant to help with administrative skills. Attorney assistants are expected to work well under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

To ensure success, attorney assistants should be proficient at multitasking, intuitive and excellent communicators with a keen interest in providing accurate and insightful support to lawyers and legal teams. Top candidates will be experts in key legal concepts with fantastic organizational skills, and meticulous attention to detail.

Attorney Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research on cases and gather pertinent legal information.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations in legal documents.
  • Compile, proofread and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies and other legal documents.
  • Monitor, study and develop written summaries of proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, court decisions, industry guidelines, trade journals and other relevant publications.
  • Assist with case preparation including opening and closing arguments, and aiding in court motions or pleadings.
  • Daily record keeping with electronic and physical filing of caseloads.
  • Analyze and summarize documents.
  • Assist with the administration and management of workflow.
  • Locate and interview witnesses.
  • General administrative duties ie. answering correspondence and taking telephone calls.

Attorney Assistant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law or paralegal certification or similar (essential).
  • Two years of experience in drafting legal and business documents.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documents.
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Lexis-Nexis, PACER, Westlaw and other legal research sitess

Schedule: M-F,  business hours, 1 hour lunch
Salary: Starting at $1,000 ( varies based on experience )
Payment Method: BAC Credomatic, PayPal & Payoneer