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Office Assistant (Part-Time)

12/11/18 | Hartford, CT

Wilson Elser's Hartford office is looking for an Office Assistant to join our exceptional professionals working in a collaborative team oriented environment helping represent sophisticated clients confronted with complex legal challenges. 

This exciting role offers growth and learning opportunities for a motivated self-starter seeking to either gain experience in a fast-paced professional setting, or advance their career.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 36 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and are included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a law firm setting 
  • Good working knowledge of legal documents 
  • Prior experience with litigation processes
  • Must have data entry and typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Ability to work in a team-based setting to support paralegals, legal secretaries and attorneys
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be highly dependable and able to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with how to E-file in State and Federal Courts a plus
  • Notary Public license a plus

Responsibilities

  • Answering main telephone line
  • Acting as building liaison for repairs needed in office
  • Saving documents in a cohesive manner
  • Basic bookkeeping; including logging in checks and completing check requests
  • Maintaining, calendaring and following up on all court events, depositions, etc.
  • Preparing forms and simple letters
  • Finalizing drafts of documents for mailing, etc.
  • Copying, scanning and compilation of documents 
  • Filing documents and maintaining files in order
  • Maintaining a neat and professional reception area
  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail on a daily basis
  • Coordinating the conference room schedule
  • Ordering offices supplies

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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