Legal Assistant/Paralegal

  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Category
    Legal - Legal - Paralegal

Adecco is assisting a local client and recruiting for an Legal Assistant/Paralegal in Dunwoody, GA

Position: Legal Assistant / Paralegal
Job Location: Dunwoody, GA
Job Duration: 6 Month Contract

To Chat with the recruiter NOW : https://flashrecruit.com/user/ArielleThurston

To Apply: email your resume directly to the recruiter: (Arielle.Thurston@adeccona.com)

SUMMARY OF DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preferred: BA/BS degree or certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.

At least 1-3 years of related experience in a corporate environment, ideally with responsibilities supporting Employment Law and compliance counsel. Must have Employment Law experience
Must be detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize to meet deadlines and adjust to workload fluctuations in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills; a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and collaboration.
Must be proactive with a high degree of initiative and organizational skills, and able to work independently with minimal direction as well as part of a team.
Must be able to work effectively in a highly confidential environment.
Ability to understand somewhat complex requirements and materials.
Must demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong computer proficiency (ability to quickly learn and master various web-based case management systems such as Counsel Link or HR Acuity; savvy in Microsoft Office – PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio)
Strong legal research skills and experience working with laws/regulations.

Lots of administrative work will be needed - Need Excel (pivot tables, vlook ups, would be nice if the contractor had macros experience as well) and PPT experience - presentations*.

Prefer employment law background (75%), 25% compliance. Restrictive covenant experience a plus. Supporting 6 attorneys. Tracking and managing information. Setting up and managing claims. Understanding litigation, Discovery work. basic admin legal secretary tasks. Basic excel reporting, and power point presentation.
-Tracking agreements
-Tracking litigation
-Familiarity with counsel link is a plus
-Initiating legal holds
-Assist with discovery on litigations
-Must be self-directed and hit the ground running
-Don't have to have paralegal certificate, but it is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

To Chat with the recruiter NOW : https://flashrecruit.com/user/ArielleThurston

Please click on the “Apply Now” button to fill out your application. If you have any questions, you can contact Arielle Thurston by email at Arielle.Thurston@adeccona.com.


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