Company: LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW GROUP P.C.
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Work Hours: 1.0 F.T.E. hourly, non-exempt. Usual work hours are
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. (one-hour lunch). Flexibility
with last minute rush projects required.
Compensation: $18.00 - $27.00 per hour, commensurate with
experience. Regular opportunities for increase.
Summary: Local Government Law Group P.C. is a small-sized law firm
with six attorneys located in downtown Eugene, OR. We represent
cities and special districts throughout Oregon. We value teamwork,
quality over quantity, and strong client relationships.
The Legal Assistant performs a variety of administrative support
duties, exhibiting commitment to integrity and excellence. The
position requires knowledge of administrative processes,
information technology systems, and a general understanding of the
clients, matters and associated legal practices. The scope of
responsibilities includes prioritizing, managing and following
through on multiple projects, and communicating effectively,
courteously and professionally with clients, attorneys, staff and
The successful candidate must be an organized self-starter with
strong writing, editing, computer, and communication skills.
Attention to detail is a must. Critical features of this job are
described under the headings below. They may be subject to change
at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:---Transcribe memos, letters,
resolutions, and ordinances---Proofread and/or prepare
correspondence, memoranda, and other legal documents, as necessary
---Open and close client files---Maintain accurate client filing
system---Maintain accurate client records: email, mailing, and
contact lists---Coordinate travel arrangements, conference
registrations, and CLE registrations including MCLE recordkeeping
for attorneys ---Schedule meetings, calendaring, and
coordination---Answer and route phone calls, voicemail, and
messages---Open and close the office, as needed---Manage incoming
and outgoing mail---Provide billing support---Provide accounts
receivable and accounts payable support---Miscellaneous duties and
special projects, as assigned
Skills and Requirements:---Prior Legal Assistant experience
required---Strong organization and time management skills with the
ability to prioritize numerous tasks and complete them within
designated time constraints---High attention to detail---Strong
knowledge of computer operation, the use of Microsoft Office
products (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and
office technology (copy machine and scanning applications) required
---Ability to work collaboratively with coworkers ---Ability to
observe and maintain client confidentiality---Knowledge of Oregon
State Bar website and MCLE registration and records,
preferred---Litigation experience including all levels of courts,
BOLI and LUBA, preferred---Experience with Time Matters Billing
software is a plus
Physical Requirements:---Able to sit and use a computer for long
periods of time---Able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30
Keywords: LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW GROUP P.C., Eugene , Legal Assistant, Legal , Eugene, Oregon
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