Employment
Phone: 314.863.8484

Employment

Job Title: Legal Assistant
Location: Clayton, Missouri
Reports to: Managing Partner

Responsibilities:

  • Manage organization of cases.
    Open files, process documents and data, record activity into practice management database, and confer with attorneys regarding the same.
  • Facilitate case development.
    Provide effective communication with clients, opposing counsel, court staff and attorneys. Prepare drafts of pleadings and contracts for attorney review; file pleadings in court; and schedule client meetings and court hearings.
  • Support control of cases.
    Monitor and update calendars and advise attorneys as to approaching deadlines; prepare case summaries; and produce reports for case review meetings.
  • Enhance client relationships.
    Maintain contact with clients and keep them informed of progress.
  • Assist with firm administration.
    Process payments of costs and expenses; record payments received; maintain office supplies; and communicate with service providers.
  • Contribute to law firm’s goals.
    Take initiative to explore opportunities to increase efficiency and add value to job responsibilities.
  • Foster a positive cultural environment.
    Maintain a professional and service-oriented demeanor.

Requirements:

  • Intellectually curious, enthusiastic, welcoming and professional.
  • Proven attention to detail and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and provide follow-through.
  • Some experience in an administrative support or related role.
  • Willing and able to process work from multiple lawyers.
  • College degree preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

The firm offers a competitive salary based on experience. Additionally, we offer health insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) and parking.

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Office Location

Stewart, Mittleman & O´Rourke, L.L.C.
222 South Central Avenue
Suite 202
Clayton, Missouri 63105-3509

Tel: 314.863.8484
Fax: 314.863.5312

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