General practice law firm in need of legal assistant. Training for new hire available during July 2020 with current assistant. Training also available in August 2020 with attorney(s).
General duties include drafting cover letters, preparing mailouts including running envelopes through printer, preparing labels, and postage. Further duties includes preparing paper files, entering client data into online database, and clerical tasks as needed. Assistant handles office supplies via purchases at Office Depot or orders at General Office Supplies. More dense legal duties would include preparing witness and exhibit lists, as well as first draft of pleadings.
When legal tasks are up to date or complete, assistant helps with firm marketing strategies. Preparing Instagram and LinkedIn graphics via Canva, updating/adding to firm website, and general legal news awareness are important.
The firm focuses on family law including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, divorce, community property, injunctive relief, etc. The firm also handles criminal defense matters and personal injury matters.