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Legal Assistant (Secretarial/Administrative Role) - Century City, CA

Los Angeles, CA · Legal

Legal Assistant (Secretarial/Administrative Role) - Century City, CA

Provides high-level administrative support to attorneys performing a variety of administrative, clerical and skilled tasks. 

 Primary Job Functions:

  • Handle all aspects of word processing, including formatting, drafting, editing and proofreading of documents, letters and correspondence.
  • Provide administrative support for attorneys, such as answering phones, scheduling meetings and scanning and copying documents.
  • Liaison between attorneys and other support staff departments.
  • Responsible for maintaining and scheduling attorney’s calendars.
  • Responsible for entering attorneys time on a daily basis into billing system.
  • Schedule, attend and take notes during client meetings and calls.
  • Help keep attorneys’ organized and aware of upcoming meetings, appointment and events.
  • Handle assigned files and deliver legal services under attorney supervision.
  • Assist attorneys in effective and efficient record keeping of client and firm files.
  • Assist with overflow work and help to cover when other assistants are out of the office.
  • Other administrative duties and tasks as assigned.

Specific Skills, Knowledge And Abilities Required 

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate and  interact with all levels of internal staff, attorneys and management and external clients of the firm.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to plan and manage work under time constraints and high-pressure situations. 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

 Education And Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Proficient with MS Word,  Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Aderant (billing) and Chrome (expenses) are a plus.
To Apply: please email your resume to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
4376 Pacifica Way Suite 3
Oceanside, CA 92056
858-829-7747
cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
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