Legal Assistant – Trusts and Estates

Schell Bray PLLC is looking to hire an experienced Legal Assistant to support two or more Attorneys in its Greensboro, NC office. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a legal secretary in the Trusts and Estates practice area.

Ideal candidates will possess three or more years of successful administrative support in a professional services environment, ideally as a legal administrative assistant or legal secretary. Candidates must have law firm experience and technological proficiency (advanced Word, Excel and Outlook) with strong attention to detail and ability to turn work around in an efficient manner with minimal errors, experience with maintaining calendars and scheduling meetings and travel, strong communication skills and ability to manage the attorney assignment with a proactive approach balancing the needs of all.

Job Requirements: 

·         Organize and maintain filing and retrieval systems.

·         Be proficient with word processing and preparing and electronically filing legal documents.

·         Strong production skills with ability to produce accurate work product when transcribing tapes, formatting documents, inputting data, editing, copying, scanning and transmitting text, data and graphics.

·         Able to manage calendars, organize and schedule external and internal meetings.

·         Proactive work style and analytical skills: able to read, proof read, research, review, verify and route correspondence, reports and legal documents; draft letters and documents; collect and analyze information; initiate communications; and prepare and track expense reports.

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in grammar and spelling.

·         Excellent client service skills with proven record of building effective relationships with both internal and external clients.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2013 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software and billing.

          Submit resume to or PO Box 21847, Greensboro, NC 27420.

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