1225 - Legal Assistant at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description:

Job ID:

Legal Assistant

Raleigh, NC

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Open Date:
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Job Function:

Job Description:

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is seeking a Legal Assistantto join our Raleigh, NC office. This Legal Assistant will provide administrative support to attorneys in the Transactional and IP practice groups, and will also handle some general administrative onsite office operations functions for the location.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Manage attorney and paralegal dockets; open new clients and matters utilizing NBI and maintain electronic files

  • Receive, review, and save any incoming documents

  • Draft reporting and reminder emails/letters to clients and upload documents to firm's extranet for client's use

  • Prepare transactional books and shell documents; maintain vault files

  • Proofread and review prebills prior to attorney review and make appropriate edits

  • Communicate with clients regarding billing issues and status of matters

  • Coordinate travel, meetings, conference call arrangements for attorneys

  • Prepare and submit attorney expense reports

  • Assemble new client proposals/pitches

  • Transcribe, type, proofread and finalize legal documents, correspondence, memos, charts, billings and reports from dictation, handwritten or existing documents, as directed by assigned legal staff

  • Assist in due diligence and research projects as needed

  • Help with general office administrative needs including conference room setup, office services, reception, events, etc.

  • Greet, register, and provide exceptional service to clients, visitors and guests to the office

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in IP and/or corporate/transactional law

  • HS/HSED required; with a technical certificate/diploma or associates degree preferred

  • Knowledge of processes and procedures including but not limited to initial filing to patent issuance

  • Well-versed in Word Processing Programs

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Ability to excel in a team-oriented, detail-oriented, collaborative, and fast-paced environment

  • Highly professional, personable & provides excellent customer service

  • Valid authorization to work in the US

To be considered for this position, please submit an application via our online portal.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Michael Best Strategies LLC, and Michael Best Consulting LLC (collectively known as "Michael Best") are steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at 414.225.4999 or careers@michaelbest.com to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.