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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Company: Orr McDonnell Law, PLLC
Location: Missoula
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Boutique law firm in Missoula seeking paralegal. We are a small law firm with a diverse civil litigation and transactional practice based in Missoula, Montana. We are seeking an organized, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and driven individual to join or team of motivated lawyers and staff to help us continue to provide excellent legal representation to our clients. About the position : Full time (40 hours per week) 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM In person, based in downtown Missoula, Montana. Duties and Responsibilitieso Case/file management and organization; Ensures drafts, incoming/outgoing documents, notes, and other case/file related documents are saved and shared appropriately. Assisting with discovery production.o Maintaining attorneys calendar of case-related events, deadlines, and reminders;o Assist attorneys in managing time, projects, and meeting deadlines;o Communicating with clients, opposing parties, witnesses, experts, and other third-party individuals.o Drafting, proofreading, revising, and finalizing legal documents and correspondence.o Preparing and filing documents with courts and administrative bodies.o Basic legal research, including analyzing and understanding rules of civil procedure, local court rules, and ensure correct statutory citations.o Other duties/projects as assigned or needed by the firm. About you :The ideal candidate will have the following Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; Exceptional time management skills; Keen attention to detail; Clutter and chaos adverse; Grammarian; Highly organized and able to utilize systems of organization as provided; Ability to work independently and as part of team. Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills; A healthy sense of humor; Working knowledge and competency in the following programs:o MS Word;o MS Outlook;o MS Excel:o Nuance/Adobe or other PDF modifying software. At minimum, Bachelor s degree or 3 years experience in the legal field. Current, valid driver s license. Preferred but not required:o Notary Publico About compensation :Wages are competitive and dependent on experience but will be no less than $20.00 per hour.After 3 months, employees receive a health insurance stipend. After 6 months, employees receive paid holidays/firm closures. After 1 year, employees receive a bonus and will be eligible to take part in the firm s retirement/investment fund.How to apply:Please submit the following documents via email through this ad:1. Cover letter detailing how you believe you would be a good fit for our firm;2. Resume; and3. Contact information for 2 professional references.Please understand that following instructions (rules, the law) is the nature of our profession and this position. Thus, incomplete applications will not be considered.Job Type: Full-timePay: $25.00 - $27.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Health insurance Health savings account Paid time offSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay: Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate: Missoula, MT 59802: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education: Associate (Preferred)Experience: Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required) Paralegal/Legal Assistant: 1 year (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Orr McDonnell Law, PLLC, Missoula , Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Legal , Missoula, Montana

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