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Legal assistants assist lawyers by maintaining/organizing files, writing documents and performing research. They also investigate cases, gather formal statements and draft contracts. Legal assistants also review material and familiarize themselves with electronic databases. Additional duties are often determined by the size of the corporation or firm that they work for.


Skillset: Assistants should be familiar with computers in order to perform legal research and organize files. Since they spend a lot of time working with other people, legal assistants should be able to make others feel comfortable and maintain good relationships. Other helpful skills include researching, oratory and organizational skills.


Education: At the least, a legal assistant should have an associate's degree in paralegal studies. Also common is a bachelor's degree and certificate in paralegal studies. While enrolled in an undergraduate program, students learn about legal research and how they can use computers for legal purposes.


Career Path: Individuals without training in paralegal studies or proper experience can become legal assistants if they receive on-the-job training, but in most cases they are required to have a bachelor's degree. Usually, employers prefer candidates with experience working in an office setting or law firm. Also helpful, but not mandatory, is earning certification.

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Company Description: We are a full financial service firm including insurance, real estate, tax, legal, loans and investments. Job Description...
Legal AssistantRandstad in Carmel, IN posted on12/15/2014| 59 viewsemail to a friendprint salary$ 12.00 - $ 15.00 per hour job categorylegal...
Job Description: Experienced Litigation Paralegal needed for a Charleston business. Convenient Location - Free Parking. Ideal candidates...
Company Description: Unishippers helps customers save time, trouble and money on all their shipping needs. For more than 25 years, Unishippers...
Job Description Voted one of best law firms in the U.S. News, this distinguished group is looking for a well-rounded and dedicated legal assistant...
Job Description Responsibilities: Administrative support for a high volume of quarter end contract processing. Day-to-day administrative...
Busy Plaintiff PI firm (auto neg.) Eliz., seeks exp. Lit. Sec, 5-10 yrs. exp., fluent Eng/Span A Must. Competitive salary & benefits. Kindly email...
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, a boutique Intellectual Property law firm is seeking an experienced full-time legal assistant for their Loop...
LAWFIRM ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Small law firm in Bergen County with diverse legal practice, with emphasis on civil litigation and trials,...
Job Description: Lansing area law firm seeks a Legal Assistant to work 25 to 35 hours per week. Must be able to use MS Word, Outlook and type dictation...
Position Description   The Ideal candidate should have excellent writing skills and good grammar. Must be able to produce a perfect ...
Law Firm seeking full-time legal secretary. Looking for someone that has excellent organizational skills, typing ability, knowledge of Timeslips...
Provides comprehensive administrative support to one or more staff attorneys. Responsible for all support functions related to work load of...
Job Description: Our client, a large footwear company is seeking a Legal Assistant for a 1+ year position located in Beaverton, OR By working with...
Job Description: Busy law firm near downtown Orlando seeking an experienced Legal Secretary. Min 5 years of legal experience or more working in...
Job Description: Small mid-Suffolk Personal Injury firm seeks FT legal assistant Primary duties: * Heavy telephone contact with clients, doctors...
Job Description: Due to expansion, premier firm seeks legal assistant to join their team. Litigation experience required. Firm provides competitive...
Company Description: Founded by G. Paul Matthews in 1991, Matthews, believes in the long-term growth of Asia. We concentrate our efforts and investment...
Company Description: Firm offers casual work environment, medical/dental/life insurances, Aflac, IRA, paid benefit time, etc. Job Description...
LEGAL ASSISTANT FT. 3 yrs min. exp. Must be proficient in Word-Perfect, conscientious & able to multi-task in a high energy environment. Sal comm...
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