Defense Litigation Legal Assistant
Company: Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.
Posted on: July 15, 2019
Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A., one of the Southeast's leading law
firms founded more than six decades ago in Charleston, South
Carolina, is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant in our
Greenville, South Carolina office. Serving all of the Carolinas,
Gallivan, White & Boyd, handles complex business and commercial
matters representing corporations, businesses, and individual
clients in business disputes, arbitration, and defense litigation.
The Legal Secretary is responsible for increasing attorney
efficiency and enabling the Firm to provide excellent client
service. Employees in this position coordinate office activities
for Attorneys, performing a variety of legal secretarial duties
such as, scheduling hearings, preparing legal documents and
correspondence, docketing cases and maintaining court dockets and
diaries, filing, and providing information and direction to others.
The work requires knowledge of legal, secretarial, and office
practices. The successful candidate must possess the ability to
prioritize and function in a fast-paced, multi-office environment
with competing priorities, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite,
and the ability to communicate in a clear and professional manner.
Requirements:1-2 years Legal secretarial experience preferred
(Defense Litigation, large volume)Ability to determine work
prioritiesExcellent communication skillsSkilled typing ability and
knowledge of case management systemsAbility to compose
correspondence and reportsKnowledge of court and administrative
hearing rules and proceduresKnowledge of correct English usage,
spelling, punctuation, and legal terminologyKnowledge of the
organization and composition of business letters, minutes, reports,
charts, and numerical and tabular materialsKnowledge of the
techniques of receiving callers, making appointments, giving
information, and explaining instructions and guidelinesAbility to
work individually or in a team settingWillingness to participate in
shared office duties and requirementsExperience with legal case
management software is a plus The firm offers a competitive salary
and excellent benefits package. Benefits include medical, dental,
vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a profit
sharing plan with a 401K option, generous paid leave and vacation,
support for involvement in legal staff organizations, and staff
educational meetings and employee recognition programs.
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