Posted: Sunday, January 28, 2018 9:33 PM
Job Description Summary/Objective The Legal Assistant position manages a dynamic caseload or personal injury, medical malpractice and mass tort cases, researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist the attorneys by performing a variety of support and administrative duties. Essential Functions Embraces and Upholds the Firm Values Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Prepares legal documents such as demand letters, trial binders, briefs, pleadings, and appeals for review, approval, and use by the attorneys. Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly. Performs other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail. Prepares affidavits of documents and maintains document file. Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system in a timely and accurate way. Ensures proper indexing and filing of original legal documents. Competencies Problem Solving/Analysis The ability to work through a problem and arrive at a solution that considers and benefits the Assesses the impact of decisions and actions. Thoroughness Understands the steps necessary to complete a task and is diligent to complete each step accurately and timely. Enters complete and accurate data into case management system on an ongoing basis as data is received or changed. Teamwork Orientation Consistently works with a mindset of supporting a team. Positive influence on team members. Communication Proficiency Ability to convey ideas and facts in a concise, thorough, and professional manner. Able to effectively and professionally communicate via face to face and technical means. Able to empathize with and understand clients, potential clients, and team members in order to defuse potentially volatile situations, and to facilitate resolution. Initiative Capable of anticipating needs of others and tasks that need to be performed with minimal supervision or direction, and without neglecting essential functions. Ability to foresee potential opportunities or hurdles with new cases, existing cases or situations in the Firm, and communicates them to the appropriate person. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility Behaves in a way that fosters confidence with teammates, understanding of the process and dedication to the goals of the firm. Commitment to learning and increasing skills and effectiveness. Business Acumen Able to see the big picture and make decisions based on case value and details. Able to assess a case or situation and make plans and take appropriate action with minimal direction or supervision. Technical Capacity Able to operate basic office software like MS Word and Excel Able to learn and master specialized software like Trial Works, Adobe Professional and other software solutions as use by the firm. Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time non-exempt position, and the work week is Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5 pm Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education and Experience Additional legal research certifications and coursework. Company Description At Trinity we specialize in positions in the Tulsa area that include Medical, IT, Accounting, Administrative, Banking, Sales and many others. Since the day we began doing business, Trinity has been 100% focused on exceeding the expectations of our employers and our employees. We have worked tirelessly to treat others the way we want to be treated. If you find yourself looking for a job, we know that it can be scary out there. Your time is valuable, and we know you want to invest your time in a company that values you and treats you well. In order to insure your employment experience is the best it can be, we take the time to get to know you and what you are looking for. We try to find the right career fit for you. see a job that is right for you? Feel free to submit your resume on our website. We are constantly looking for talented professionals.
• Location: Tulsa
• Post ID: 19498167 tulsa