Legal Assistant Paralegal at Adair Myers Stevenson Yagi

Adair Myers Stevenson Yagi

Full-Time

Houston, TX, USA

Not defined

24 Nov → 24 Dec

Job Description

Legal Secretary - Legal Administrative Assistant

Established small Houston law firm seeking experienced legal assistant. This position supports three partners and one of-counsel attorney, as well as cross-training with firm administrator.

Other key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Knowledge of litigation process, local, state, and federal rules.

· Maintain and organize files in an orderly manner.

· Ability to draft standard correspondence, memoranda, discovery responses, initial pleadings, and other documents.

· Possesses strong clerical skills including word processing, mail and contact management, spreadsheets, presentations, and firm management software.

· Exhibits good judgment and organizational skills to receive, record and disseminate all information on behalf of the clients and assigned attorneys (e.g., mail, interoffice mail, email, etc.).

· Regularly and accurately proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to distribution or filing.

· Knowledge of and ability to e-file in local, state, and federal courts and government agencies.

· Routinely reviews and follows-up on client deadlines and calendar appointments.

· Coordinates and makes necessary arrangements for meetings (i.e., depositions, mediations, interviews, and vendor and facility reservations).

· Assists assigned attorneys with completing and tracking CLE compliance, presentations and training programs, other business development activities, and organizing all other non-billable activities.

Adair Myers Stevenson Yagi PLLC

With over 40 years of experience in business transactions, commercial litigation, real estate law, estate & probate law, family law and intellectual property law, the team at Adair Myers Stevenson Yagi takes pride in offering Houston businesses and individuals excellent legal representation at a great value.

As a workplace, the firm is a collegial and supportive environment. We believe in a work-life balance!

Benefits:

Optional Health, Dental and Vision Insurance with 50% of employee’s health premium paid by the firm, generous PTO (Paid Time Off program), holidays, 401(k) matching.

Some of our employees have tenure of 15 and 20 years!

Job Type: Full time with some flexibility on total hours and schedule.

Benefits:

· 401(k)

· 401(k) matching

· Dental insurance

· Health insurance

· Vision insurance

· Paid time off

Firm Hours are 9-6 Monday to Friday.

Job Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of litigation process, local, state, and federal rules
  • Maintain and organize files in an orderly manner
  • Ability to draft standard correspondence, memoranda, discovery responses, initial pleadings, and other documents
  • Possesses strong clerical skills including word processing, mail and contact management, spreadsheets, presentations, and firm management software
  • Exhibits good judgment and organizational skills to receive, record and disseminate all information on behalf of the clients and assigned attorneys (e.g., mail, interoffice mail, email, etc.)
  • Regularly and accurately proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to distribution or filing
  • Knowledge of and ability to e-file in local, state, and federal courts and government agencies
  • Routinely reviews and follows-up on client deadlines and calendar appointments
  • Coordinates and makes necessary arrangements for meetings (i.e., depositions, mediations, interviews, and vendor and facility reservations)
  • Assists assigned attorneys with completing and tracking CLE compliance, presentations and training programs, other business development activities, and organizing all other non-billable activities

Benefits/What We offer

  • Optional Health, Dental and Vision Insurance with 50% of employee’s health premium paid by the firm, generous PTO (Paid Time Off program), holidays, 401(k) matching

  • Firm Hours are 9-6 Monday to Friday

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