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Legal Assistant

Company: Hester Law Group, Inc., P.S.
Location: Puyallup
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Busy criminal defense / personal injury law firm looking for a legal assistant with a minimum of 5 years of experience. Experience preferred in case management and trial preparation; scheduling of appointments with experts, translators, and court reporters; e-filing in all courts including state and federal. Must have excellent skills in writing, communication, document management, legal research, and interpersonal skills. Must be fastidious, energetic, assertive, and detail-oriented. Must have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently. The position is in the office full-time Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch.


--- Use daily time records to properly process client billing with support from the accounting department
--- Arrange travel, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
--- Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, responding to emails, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines
--- Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly
--- Perform legal research, as needed, with help from attorneys and paralegals


--- Must be able to prioritize tasks with demanding deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
--- Applicants must be able to type 50 words per minute or faster
--- Comfortable working with all Microsoft Office products
--- 1-2 years of prior experience in a law firm environment as a secretary or administrative assistant
--- Associate's degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
--- A minimum of 5 years experience in a law firm environment as a legal assistant

About Company:
For more than five decades, Hester Law Group has fought for our clients' rights. Whether the case is a serious felony matter or a lawsuit against negligent drivers, abusers, police or government, we are confident in our ability to achieve results. Our support staff is the best in the business, with over 30 years' experience handling criminal and civil cases of all sizes and varieties. Every employee at our firm is a vital part of our team.

Keywords: Hester Law Group, Inc., P.S., Seattle , Legal Assistant, Legal , Puyallup, Washington

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