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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Company: Law Office of Taneisha W. Riggs
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*About us*

Law Office of Taneisha W. Riggs is a small business in Lafayette, LA. We are professional, agile and our goal is to Be a team and we grow together. I believe in being hands on and present with my employers. I'mNot overbearing, but I do have to review work that's done in my office. It's laid back environment with a serious attitude if that makes sense. I'm a small firm which means it's more personable. We practice Family Law, Criminal Law, and Personal Injury. I also do Small Successions and Wills..

Our work environment includes:
* Modern office setting
* Food provided
* Work-from-home days

We are looking for an experienced legal assistant to support our team of attorneys. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow in a fast paced environment and assist in a broad range of legal matters, including research, calendering, drafting documents and communicating with clients. The ability to self-direct is necessary for this position, and we're looking for a professional who can be proactive in developing new skills and increasing their role within the organization.

* Enter data using computer and word processing software.
* Calculate time and money values to be used in preparing materials for litigation.
* Enter data from hard copy documents into a database.
* Communicate with clients and others to arrange meetings and conference calls and prepare for such meetings or conference calls.
* Schedule activities for attorneys, set up travel schedules, arrange for the recording of depositions, and prepare agendas for the attorneys.
* Provide other clerical support to attorneys.
* Manage attorney calendars and assist with the arrangement of meetings, conferences calls, and special projects.
* Proofread or edit legal documents or other written materials.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $14.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* 5x8
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Lafayette, LA 70501: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

* Microsoft Office: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Law Office of Taneisha W. Riggs, Lafayette , Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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