Job Title: Litigation Legal Assistant
Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA
About the Job
We are looking to add a Legal Secretary with litigation experience to our growing office in West Conshohocken. This is a great spot for an entry- or mid-level secretary looking for a place to grow. We offer interesting and challenging work, excellent technical training opportunities, a flexible work environment, generous benefits package, and free in-building parking – without the taxes and traffic of working in Center City.
•At least one year of experience as a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary in a litigation practice.
•Ability to organize and prioritize workload and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines. Strong secretarial skills and technical skills including MS Office Suite applications, especially MS Word. Able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative, and anticipate what needs to be done. Quick learner who can understand and follow specific, detailed instructions. Attentive to detail and highly accurate. Professional manner with clients, attorneys, and others.
Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions
Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.
Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.
Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.
Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime as required.
Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.
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No phone calls, please
Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (email@example.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.