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02/03/2021


Legal Secretary

Hoyt and Blewett, PLLC

Great Falls, MT


Contact Person:  Shannon Cosgrove, Office Manager.

Cover letter and resumes can be submitted via email Shannon at smc@hoytandblewett.com

 

Full-time Legal Secretary for law office handling complex civil litigation. Applicants must be prepared to work in a fast-paced work environment with time-sensitive deadlines.

 

Position Duties Include:

- Typing and prompt dictation transcription. Typing test is required (minimum of 65 words per minute preferred);

- Preparation of legal documents into correct form for court filing;

- Arranging for the proper service of legal documents;

-Collecting and organizing medical records and billing information and other case related documents;

- Organization and maintenance of client files, both paper and electronic, and data entry with emphasis on details;

- Calendaring and scheduling of attorney appointments, both paper and electronic

- Oral and written contact with clients and witnesses;

- Professional and courteous telephone skills;

-Conducting initial intake and/or screening calls when potential clients call in to discuss a legal issue with an attorney;

- Other general office administration procedures;

 

Preferred Applicant will Possess the Following Traits:

- Minimum of high school degree (or equivalent);

- Legal secretary experience: minimum of 1year or academic equivalent;

- Knowledge of Montana and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure;

- Knowledge of legal terminology;

- Computer experience with Windows based software programs, including Word, Word Perfect, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook Email;

- Ability to interact professionally and collegiately with co-workers in an office setting;

-Receptive to constructive criticism;

-Willing to follow specific instructions provided by each individual attorney;

- Multi-tasking capabilities;

- Available for Occasional Overtime Work;

 

Compensation:

- Competitive starting wage based on experience;

- Health insurance;

- Participation in a 401(k) with employer match available;

- Sick leave and vacation accumulation following probationary period


03/02/2021


ASSISTANT PARALEGAL
Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC

Missoula, MT


How to apply:  Send cover letter and resume to reception@bjornsonlaw.com


ABOUT THE ROLE
The role of assistant paralegal at Bjornson Jones Mungas is a vital position. This is anticipated to be a full-time position that requires a positive personality and willingness to be a self-starter.  Part-time to be considered for the right candidate. This position will have the potential to convert to a paralegal role for the right person.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting of legal documents, including but not limited to contracts, loan documents, opinion letters, estate planning documents
  • Creating new entities, including drafting organizational documents
  • Assisting in maintaining entities such as corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships
  • Filing annual reports via various secretary of state websites
  • Applying for Taxpayer Identification Numbers through the IRS
  • Recording and locating documents with various county recorders
  • Performing legal research
  • Assisting paralegals and attorneys in completing various other special projects or assignments as requested
  • Communicating with potential new clients about their needs and connecting or directing them to the correct resource
  • Assisting with general office duties such as answering incoming calls, conflict checks, incoming and outgoing mail


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED  

  • Proven ability to effectively and efficiently work in an independent setting
  • The ability to organize and prioritize many ongoing tasks
  • Great customer service skills
  • Must have exceptional attention to detail
  • Skills in using various programs (such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat)
  • Prior experience working in a professional environmental is important


EMPLOYMENT PACKAGE  

  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • Health insurance offered after three months of employment
  • PTO after six months of employment

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits: Health insurance and paid time off

Schedule:  Monday through Friday

Benefit Conditions:  waiting period may apply, only full-time employees eligible


02/03/2021

LEGAL ASSISTANT
Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC

Missoula, MT


ABOUT THE ROLE
The role of legal assistant at Bjornson Jones Mungas is a vital position. This is anticipated to be a full-time position that requires a positive personality and willingness to be a self-starter. Part- time to be considered for the right candidate. This position will have the potential to convert to a paralegal role for the right person.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting in answering and screening telephone calls
  • Communicating with potential new clients about their needs and connecting or directing them to the correct resource
  • Collecting, organizing, and distributing incoming and outgoing mail
  • Assisting in determining if client conflict of interest exist;
  • Drafting client Engagement Letters;
  • Taking and processing client payments;
  • Scanning and filing documents as needed;
  • Assisting in maintaining entities such as corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships;
  • Creating new entities, including drafting organizational documents;
  • Filing annual reports via various secretary of state websites;
  • Applying for Taxpayer Identification Numbers through the IRS;
  • Recording and locating documents with various county recorders;
  • Creating, organizing, and maintaining corporate minute books; and
  • Assisting paralegals and attorneys in completing various other special projects or assignments as requested.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED  

  • Proven ability to effectively and efficiently work in an independent setting
  • The ability to organize and prioritize many ongoing tasks
  • Great customer service skills
  • Must have exceptional attention to detail
  • Skills in using various programs (such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat)
  • Prior experience working in a professional environmental is important


EMPLOYMENT PACKAGE  

  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • Health insurance offered after three months of employment
  • PTO after six months of employment


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:  health insurance and paid time off

Schedule:  Monday through Friday

Company's website:  www.bjornsonlaw.com



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