Legal Assistant

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Industry: Legal Job Number: DB611650411 Pay Rate: $65000-75000 / year

Job Description

We are searching for a Legal Assistant to provide vital support to the Business team for our client in Minneapolis! Legal Assistants play a crucial role in assisting attorneys by handling administrative tasks.

  • Based on experience
  • Skillfully provide proactive administrative support to assigned attorneys and team members within the Business Practice Group at our Minneapolis location.
  • Edit and meticulously proofread complex documents, actively identifying and communicating any relevant discrepancies or inconsistencies.
  • Maintain clear and professional communication with attorneys and legal team members regarding project status, requirements, and transaction updates.
  • Collaborate with legal team members and accounting to gather necessary cost and time information for closings.
  • Support the billing process, including initial review and comments on Billing Information Memos (BIMs), editing BIMs, generating and updating reports, preparing correspondence, and addressing client and attorney inquiries.
  • Independently handle administrative tasks such as proofreading, editing, and submitting attorney time entries, managing Continuing Legal Education credits, and tracking reimbursements.
  • Prepare and review correspondence and memoranda according to firm standards.
  • Demonstrate exceptional client service in all communications, both verbal and written.
  • Exhibit keen attention to detail and proficiency in numerical tasks.
  • Anticipate and proactively address necessary tasks and projects.
  • Prioritize work effectively, responding to requests promptly with a sense of urgency.
  • Manage multiple priorities with flexibility.
  • Monitor and communicate deadlines to the legal team as needed.
  • Assist in managing client contacts, emails, documents, and mail.
  • May input time entries into billing management software.
  • Strongly preferred: 2+ years of experience as a Legal Assistant.
  • Proficient command of the English language and standard grammar rules.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs; willingness to maintain technical skills and learn new software through internal training programs.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.

EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI).
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