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Legal Practice Assistant - Columbia, South Carolina

Nexsen Pruet (Columbia location) is seeking a full-time Legal Practice Assistant in the employment practice area with a minimum of 5 years’ legal secretarial experience. Candidate must be able to multi-task, display initiative and produce an excellent work product.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Ability to take initiative and anticipate needs
  • Ability to prioritize workload and use judgment in decision making to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with lawyers and staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment.

Applicant must possess the following qualifications:

  • Self-starter with great work ethic.
  • Ability to respond quickly to changing demands and be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Superlative organizational and calendaring skills.
  • Great client skills - (communicate effectively with a variety of clients).
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent document management skills.
  • CM/ECF-filing and state court filings experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of court litigation rules and procedures preferred.
  • Maintain appropriate level of technical knowledge and skills to perform a job to completion.
  • Must be proficient using Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and Adobe, PowerPoint a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Docket and calendar management
  • Preparing legal documents and correspondence
  • BigHand Dictation
  • Coordinating meetings
  • Interacting with clients
  • Time entry
  • Running conflicts
  • Opening and maintaining client files, including filing
  • Processing client bills and expense reimbursements
  • Travel logistics

 

 Please send resume to HR Recruiting Specialist,

P. O. Drawer 2426, Columbia, SC 29202 or email resume to

hrcareers@nexsenpruet.com