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Legal Assistant for a Law Firm in the US (Home Based Full Time)

Manila, National Capital Region ·  More than 30 days

Virtual Coworker

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  • Description

  • Job Description:

    · Answer the phone

    · Monitor the firm's primary e-mail for court notices, client correspondences, make sure no important e-mails are overlooked

    · Respond to e-mails as appropriate or as directed

    · Monitor the client's e-mails, and keep apprised of any important e-mails and respond to them as appropriate or directed

    · Download court documents and notices from e-mail to MyCase case management system

    · Keep track of their time on Mycase case management

    · Input daily billable time in MyCase Daily Zoom conference with founding attorney to exchange information

    · Collect from clients, organize, and disburse mandatory financial disclosure documents

    · Prepare client financial affidavits based on the information provided by clients

    · Draft cover letters to Judges

    · Prepare notice of hearings

    · Prepare other pleadings and documents as directed

    · E-file legal documents

    · Other duties as assigned

    Must Haves:

    · At least 2 years of experience in Administrative/Executive Assistance, or relevant roles

    · Professional Demeanor

    · Excellent verbal, reading, and written communication skills

    · Fast learner

    · Critical thinking, ability to determine the next logical step and predict and avoid any potential problems

    · Mathematics skills, (the ability to compile a financial affidavit)

    · Excellent E-mail etiquette

    Nice to Haves:

    · General understanding of U.S. court system

    · Any legal experience would be helpful

    Home Office Requirements:

    Please only apply for this role if you have the following home office requirements:

    · Perfectly working headset and webcam

    · Stable internet connection of at least 5 Mbps

    · Up to date computer system with a minimum of Windows 8 or Mac OS X

    · Quiet room with no distractions or background noises

    · A backup plan if the power goes out or if your internet connection becomes unstable during your shift

    Only applicants meeting the strict criteria above will be contacted.

  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • 2 years of experience
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Legal Assistant for a Law Firm in the US (Home Based Full Time)

  • Manila, National Capital Region

  • Company

    Virtual Coworker
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Home Based

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