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Legal Assistant

Company: Skylands Legal LLC
Location: Sparta
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Skylands Legal LLC is a fast-growing law firm in Sparta, New Jersey, focused on wills, trusts, estates, and elder law. We are seeking an ambitious and empathetic person to join us as a legal assistant. If you are organized, hard-working, have strong reading, writing, and speaking skills, and are looking for an exciting start-up to join, then you should consider applying. While the current job is for a legal assistant, we are seeking someone who wishes to grow with the firm into a larger role over time.

Responsibilities:

* Client coordination, intake, and scheduling.
* Primary responsibility for telephone and reception.
* Drafting of routine correspondence and documents.
* Liaison with clients, courts, and administrative agencies.
* Assist attorneys with review and analysis of financial and medical records.
* Primary responsibility for calendar management and maintenance.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED

* Strong reading and writing skills.
* Confident and polite on the telephone.
* Comfortable with seniors.
* Comfortable with the existence of death and dying.
* Comfortable with grieving people.
* Empathetic.
* Desires to learn.
* Either computer-competent or computer-curious.
* Self-organizing & self-directed.
* Excellent time management.
* Excellent attention to detail.

PREFFERED

* Bachelor's degree.
* Office experience.

PLUS

* Law office experience
* Marketing experience
* Experience with elders
* Bilingual

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $19.00 - $24.00 per hour

Schedule:
* 4 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
In addition to obedience to any and all guidance from public health authorities, employees must either be fully vaccinated or mask when working with clients.

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Sparta, NJ 07871: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:
* Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:
* Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
* Office: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Skylands Legal LLC, Paterson , Legal Assistant, Legal , Sparta, New Jersey

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