Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Orr McDonnell Law, PLLC

Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Orr McDonnell Law Offices is growing. We are a small law firm with a diverse civil litigation and transactional practice and a team of motivated lawyers and staff. We are seeking an organized, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and driven legal assistant to join our close team to assist with client communications, case management, file maintenance, scheduling, and other administrative duties. Our office maintains a casual environment but we produce professional results for our clients. This position offers significant opportunities for professional growth and development for the right candidate

Responsibilities:

· Provide administrative support to attorneys and paralegals

  • Drafting, proofreading, filing, and maintaining basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Communicating with clients, witnesses, and, other attorneys
  • Monitoring deadlines and maintaining calendars
  • Assisting with other general office duties as assigned

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications/qualities:

· At a minimum, Bachelor’s degree or AAS in Paralegal Studies;

· Current, valid driver’s license;

· Notary Public (preferred but not required)

· Must pass a background check;

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;

· Exceptional time management skills;

· Professional presentation of self;

· A healthy sense of humor;

· Keen attention to detail;

· Grammarian;

· Highly organized and able to utilize office systems;

· Ability to work with minimal supervision;

· Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills;

· Working knowledge and competency in the following programs:
– MS Word;
– MS Outlook;
– MS Excel; and
– Nuance/Adobe PDF modifying software.

Benefits & Compensation:

Wages are dependent on experience but will be no less than $20.00 per hour for the ideal candidate. After 6 months, you will receive paid holidays/firm closures and accrue paid time off. After 1 year, you will receive a bonus and will be eligible to take part in the firm’s retirement/investment fund.

  • Health insurance stipend after 6 months
  • 401(k) match
  • 10 paid vacation days your first year
  • Opportunity for learning and advancement
  • $750.00 hiring bonus paid after 3 months

Hours:

This is a full-time job

8:00—5:00 P.M

Those interested should provide the following:

· Cover Letter/Letter of Interest;

· Resume/CV; and

· Contact information for 2 professional references.

If you are looking for a friendly working environment with opportunities to grow, please apply

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $24.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Experience:

  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required)
  • Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Office experience: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

To apply for this job please visit www.indeed.com.

Job Overview
  • Practice Area
    Associate (required)| Microsoft Office: 1 Year (required)| Office Experience: 1 Year (required)| Paralegal: 1 Year (preferred)
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