Legal Assistant Careers

The position supports the head of the Tax, Trusts & Estates Practice Group and entails a range of administrative functions that play a critical role in efficiently processing tax returns and providing assistance to the group in the form of calendar scheduling and editing, proofing and formatting estate documents.

Tax Processor Responsibilities:

  • Scanning/compiling tax documents to internal tax software programs
  • Assembling tax return forms either through hard copy or using Adobe Acrobat
  • Submitting returns to clients and/or taxing authorities either by electronic means or mail

Administrative Legal Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Support Head of the Practice Group and other attorneys as assigned
  • Proofing, editing and formatting documentation
  • Calendar scheduling
  • Drafting of instruction letters to clients

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with computer programs within Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to quickly learn and use varying software programs
  • Highly detailed, organized multi-tasker
  • Ability to manage workflow assigned by multiple attorneys and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints with competing and shifting priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work independently while effectively working as part of a team
  • Ability to problem solve and maintain good judgment and strict confidentiality
  • Opportunity to work directly on client matters
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Learning and adhering to internal processes for administrative and tax processing workflows
  • Understanding of supporting tax documents, tax returns and estate documents preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced office environment

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Work Location: In person

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