If you are committed to excellence and you'd like to join our team, we welcome your application. Current attorney and other professional openings are listed below. In the event that we are fully staffed, please send us your cover letter, resume, transcript, and other materials as requested--we'll keep them on file, should our needs change in the upcoming months.
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Miller Canfield, an international law firm, seeks an experienced litigation legal administrative assistant/secretary in its Detroit, Michigan office. The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma/GED; a minimum of five years of litigation and electronic billing experience, familiarity with both state and federal court filings; typing speed 65+ WPM; proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, strong proofreading skills, detail oriented with great spelling and grammar skills; a positive attitude, good customer service skills; and excellent computer, organizational and time management skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge of legal procedures and terminology and, as required, the ability to learn proprietary software relating to the attorneys to whom assigned including performing caseload and database management and e-filing documents. Assist in the preparation of legal documents and correspondence. Review and edit documents for accuracy and arrange for timely filing of documents. Prepare invoices using firm software and other electronic invoicing programs. Maintain billing records in accordance with firm procedures and deadlines. Ability to work and manipulate PDF files and provide general support in the litigation arena. Manage calendars and mail for assigned attorneys. Prioritize work and other tasks as assigned by attorneys and office manager.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Flexible team player who enjoys fast-paced environment. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and numerous tasks, complete them under time constraints and work overtime, as necessary. Ability to analyze and solve problems. Impeccable attention to detail.
Excellent benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience.
Respond by resume and cover letter to Ronda Harris, Miller Canfield, 150 West Jefferson, Suite 2500, Detroit, MI 48226. FAX (313) 496-8452 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
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