Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Posted: 06/20/2021

Legal Assistant/Paralegal Job at Kirk Graves & Nugent – Prairie du Sac, WI
Our firm is looking for a full-time Legal Assistant or Paralegal. The primary focus of this position is to provide assistance to attorneys and other paralegals.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Duties
The Legal Assistant is responsible for performing all administrative duties for his/her attorney supervisor(s) and paralegals. Legal Assistant support includes, but is not limited to, the following:
·           Proofreading, editing, and sending various legal documents, including letters to clients     and court filings
·           Preparing documents for attorney(s), including responses to complaints, discovery            requests and basic court filings
·           Preparing Legal Services Agreements and Notices of Retainer
·           Creating closing client file letters
·           Scheduling appointments and calendaring and tracking deadlines, including statutes of     limitations and court-ordered deadlines
·           Meeting and communicating with clients and court personnel
·           Mail processing, scanning and maintaining electronic files (saving documents to file,        including electronic filings)
·           Tracking your time and creating itemized billing summaries
·           Managing attorney client lists and notes regarding case status
·           Preparing assigned attorney(s) for hearings, meetings and deadlines
·           Assisting with special projects
·           Other administrative assistance, as requested
Legal Assistant Requirements
·           High school diploma
·           Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
·           Maintain professional and courteous demeanor with those internal and external to our       firm
·           Possess excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail, and             independent problem-solving skill
·           Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
·           Demonstrate proficient and accurate word-processing skills
·           Exhibit proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
Kirk Graves & Nugent is a Wisconsin law firm representing individuals in various legal matters including but not limited to personal injury, estate planning, real estate, civil litigation, family law, business transactions and Wispact and other trust drafting. We focus internally on teamwork and offer a very collegial atmosphere. Our attorneys and support staff take great pride in assisting clients through difficult legal situations.
Job Type: Full-time or part-time
Pay: $15.00 per hour or more (depending on experience)
• Health insurance (25% paid by employer)
• Flexible schedule
• Dental insurance available
• Medical reimbursement up to $2,400.00 per year
• Professional development assistance
• 8 hour shift Monday - Thursday
• 8:00 a.m.– noon every Friday

Please contact Jama Graves or Gina Nugent at (608) 643-2456, or or P.O. Box 9, Prairie du Sac, WI  53578.