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Watson Law Office in Bozeman, MT is a fast-paced, growing criminal defense law firm looking for a new paralegal/legal assistant to add to our team. We are looking for someone who can work independently and with confidence. Willingness to grow and learn is required. We offer a competitive benefits package and wages depending on experience.
Basic Job Requirements:
• Ability to handle incoming work from multiple attorneys (ability to multitask)
• Answering phones
• Accepting payments from clients via cash/check/card
• Clear and effective communication
• Ability to handle clients from all backgrounds with all sorts of legal matters.
Specific (but not necessarily required):
• Ability to draft basic motions (continuances, requesting discovery, etc.).
• Ability to maintain a court calendar and scheduling for multiple attorneys.
• Ability to work with multiple programs and platforms like Mycase.
• Ability to understand and synthesize case information into an index.
• Experience with legal citation.
• Familiarity with the court system, ideally the local courts.
CONTACT: Emily Gonzales, Office Manager, Watson Law Office, 101 E Main Street, Suite C, Bozeman, MT 59714. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENTRY LEVEL LEGAL SECRETARY/OFFICE ASSISTANT is sought for a busy Missoula law firm to assist attorneys and paralegals. This position may be considered an entry-level position for the right candidate; however, candidate should have basic office experience and general legal knowledge is helpful. Must have excellent WordPerfect and Word skills, with the ability to transcribe correspondence and other legal documents. This position requires the ability to perform a variety of complex administrative functions in a fast-paced environment while maintaining confidentiality. The successful candidate will have strong planning, organizational, and time management skills; exercise good judgment and appreciate the need for discretion; have the ability to prioritize multiple projects within tight deadlines; demonstrate strong initiative, integrity, and trustworthiness; have the ability to maintain highly confidential information; and flexible attitude and the ability to deal well with changing assignments and priorities. Law firm experience helpful. Applicant must have knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures, including the operation of standard office equipment. Salary depending upon experience, benefits available, including health insurance and profit sharing. Provide resume and professional references. CONTACT: Crystal Montgomery-Kaler, Office Manager, email@example.com or PO Box 4947, Missoula, MT 59806-4947 (marked CONFIDENTIAL on all correspondence). No phone calls or faxes.
HagEstad Law Group, with offices in both Missoula and Arizona, is seeking a part-time paralegal for the Missoula office. The position will require approximately 20-25 hours per week, with days and hours to be determined, and the potential to become a full-time position in the future. Attention to detail, exceptional communication skills and the ability to stay organized in a fast-paced environment are very important in this position which is focused primarily in defense litigation. Excellent grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and command of Microsoft Word are required. Knowledge of tracking and entering time for work performed is preferred. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to work independently with little supervision and deadlines. Compensation depends upon experience and education. Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications will be confidential.
Legal Clerk - If you are a positive team oriented person with exceptional communication skills, we are hiring! CB1, Inc. is seeking professional, goal-oriented individuals to join our team. Applicants seeking the position should be a detail oriented person who thrives in a fast paced work environment. Key responsibilities include: Communicate with staff, Attorneys, and various internal and external contacts and vendors; Draft, edit, review and file legal documents with accuracy; Manage an accurate legal calendar; Must be familiar with computer programs such as Word, Excel, WordPerfect, Outlook, or similar; Must be capable of preforming duties in an independent work environment by prioritizing workloads, multi-tasking and practicing excellent time-management; Must have a clean driving record and type a minimum of 55wpm; Previous experience in legal preferred; Previous experience in reception, or other office/clerical positions is beneficial; Job Type: Full-time, M-F, 8-5 with generous benefits package including PTO, 401K with matching, Pension, Health Ins. with dependents eligible, and others. Dedicated individuals may benefit from paid education benefit. Earning while you learn, is attainable; Job Type: Full-time; Benefits include: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Retirement plan, vision insurance, paid time off. Send Resume with typing speed results and a writing sample to CB1, Inc., Attn: Branch Manager, Meg Manthie at email@example.com.