Legal Assistant

Position: Legal Assistant
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $38,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year
Work Location: In Office

Job Description:

Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor, a family law firm, is seeking a Legal Assistant for our Savannah Office. The Legal Assistant will provide support to the legal teams and ensure that the firm remains in compliance with state legal regulations. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace. We are also looking for someone who is comfortable and experienced with legal software and has excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Open and Close Legal files
  • Coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and necessary logistics
  • Draft documents and letters using proper templates
  • Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence
  • Communicate with counsel, court and clients
  • Perform e-filing functions and save all case file information to the firm’s legal management system
  • Implement and improve upon administrative processes for a more efficient workflow

Qualifications:

  • Two-year degree or equivalent certification
  • Proficiency with MS Office and electronic document storage systems
  • Ability to type 60+ words per minute
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to take direction as well as work independently
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday - 8 hour shift

Travel requirement:

  • No travel