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Legal Assistant- Direct Hire in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco Indianapolis has partnered with a law firm located Downtown Indianpolis that is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team.

Job Description

Performs legal research, document review and preparation and file management as directed for commercial attorneys, including collections practices.

Previous experience doing legal research is a huge Plus!!

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews legal documents, including notices, pleadings and correspondence, and manages calendar of corresponding due dates/deadlines.
  • Drafts memorandums, correspondence, reports and other documents as requested.
  • Provides guidance to management regarding legal issues pursuant to direction of Attorney.
  • Coordinates and interacts with outside attorneys, legal assistants and agency representatives.
  • Conducts legal research, prepares legal resource materials, performs various legal tasks and aids other departments requiring legal assistance.
  • Structures, reviews, redlines, drafts and administers various documents.
  • Operates technology systems, including contract management system, document management system, electronic billing system, redline compare software and others as assigned.
  • Perform other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education and/or experience equivalent 4 years within a legal discipline
  • Proficient with MS office, standard browser tools, and document management software
  • Self-driven and strong people and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience conducting legal research