Workers’ Compensation Legal Administrative Assistant-Raleigh or Charlotte job vacancy in Cranfill Sumner LLP – Jobs in North Carolina

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Company Name : Cranfill Sumner LLP
Company Location : Charlotte, NC 28211
Job Position : Workers’ Compensation Legal Administrative Assistant-Raleigh or Charlotte
Job Category : Jobs in North Carolina

Job Description :

About us

Cranfill Sumner LLP

About us

Cranfill Sumner LLP has more than 75 attorneys serving clients across the state of North Carolina and beyond, with offices located in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Wilmington. We have built a reputation as a firm of tough-minded and tenacious trial lawyers. Our services cover 28 different practice areas including admiralty and maritime law, business law, elder and estate planning, medical malpractice, land condemnation and eminent domain, family law, worker’s compensation and more.

With a culture deeply rooted in the core values of Teamwork, Reputation, and Client Services, our attorneys and staff are highly regarded for their professionalism by their colleagues and other members of the local and state bars across North Carolina.

Summary: The Legal Administrative Assistant enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information and administrative support, as well as representation of the attorney to clients and others. Position can be physically located in any of our three offices, Charlotte, Raleigh or Wilmington.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Knowledge/

Skills/Abilities:

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Suite;

Minimum typing speed of 70 wpm

Knowledge of NetDocuments (Document Management Software), and Elite helpful

Ability to provide administrative support for three or more attorneys

Ability to complete tasks assigned in a timely fashion

Ability to manage/meet deadlines

Must be flexible and detail oriented

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Ability to work under pressure and handle conflicting priorities

Ability to maintain confidential information

Ability to work independently, or as part of a team, using initiative in all aspects of assignments

Excellent time management skills

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Keen observation skills

Expectations:

Accuracy of work product

Ability to meet deadlines and produce rush projects as assigned

Essential Functions:

The Legal Administrative Assistant position may require some or all of the following duties:

Set up new files; including preparing conflict worksheet upon receipt of new case, typing labels and separating file contents into sub-files;

Possible preparation of non-billable medical record indexes and/or chronologies per attorney preference;

General file maintenance and management, with focus on creating systems to help identify location of documents and what documents have been received and/or produced;

Filing of general correspondence, e-mails and/or other legal documents;

Preparation and editing of general correspondence, pleadings and/or discovery documents from attorney dictation, with same day turnaround time desirable; otherwise, next day turnaround time;

Drafting form or enclosure letters to court personnel, opposing counsel, employer, etc.

Related copying, scanning, faxing, etc.;

Preparation of documents for filing with Industrial Commission or Courthouse; sending filed copies to proper parties;

Field and handle phone calls that may come in for attorney in his absence;

Review and processing of incoming and outgoing attorney mail; scanning and saving to Net Docs;

Possible scheduling of mediations, depositions, etc., and calendaring of same; (Litigation)

Preparation of materials for meetings, hearings, depositions and discovery production;

Submit all invoices to accounting/billing;

Request checks for any filing fees or other court expenses;

Schedule depositions, mediations, initial meetings with clients;

Order court reporters and reserve conference rooms for depositions and mediations;

Preparing closed files for offsite storage; and coordinate with the finance department to close in our system and final bill;

Any other related tasks that may be assigned by Management or Supervising Attorneys

Cranfill Sumner LLP provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $28.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees and clients are required to be socially distant and wear a mask while in common areas of the office if they are not fully vaccinated. Routine cleaning throughout the office daily.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • word processing/typing: 5 years (Required)
  • document management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Proofreading: 1 year (Required)
  • remote support: 2 years (Preferred)
  • legal support: 3 years (Required)
  • Workers’ compensation: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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