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Legal Assistant

Company: Soto Law Group, APC
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced 1-2 years legal assistant who can help the busy attorneys and paralegals at our law office assist our clients. You'll be responsible for managing office correspondence, including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and ensuring our legal team is aware of upcoming deadlines. You'll also assist with preparing legal documents and contracts, and perform any other tasks as needed to ensure our firm is operating efficiently. If you work well in a fast-paced environment and consistently deliver a high-quality work product, reach out to us today!


--- Assist with the creation of various litigation documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents a needed
--- Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from attorneys and paralegals
--- Arrange travel, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
--- Use daily time records to properly process client billing with support from the accounting department
--- Manage office correspondence and administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, responding to emails, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines
--- Undertake other duties as needed to ensure the firm operates efficiently


--- Comfortable working with all Microsoft Office products
--- Must be able to prioritize tasks with demanding deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
--- At least 1-2 years of previous experience in a law firm setting performing administrative tasks
--- Candidates should be able to type at least 50 words per minute
--- Candidates must have worked with legal software, case management, and docketing programs
--- Please submit a cover letter as to why you are interested in this position and how you would be a great fit for the Estate Planning Legal Assistant position

About Company:
We are a collaborative team of professionals. We work hard and we play together too! Its a friendly office where we trust each other and value a work life balance. We support personal and career development and also have quarterly team building events.

Your experience and or desire to work in the area of Estate Planning, Special Need Planning, Trust administration and Probate will add value to our team. We leverage technology and are looking for someone who is comfortable with Microsoft office, and various legal programs. You will have a strong work ethic, highly organized and have exceptional client relationship skills.

Keywords: Soto Law Group, APC, Costa Mesa , Legal Assistant, Legal , Costa Mesa, California

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