Legal Assistant

ID: 26960
Location: Baton Rouge

Job Details

AMMON Staffing is currently recruiting a skilled Legal Assistant on behalf of a prestigious law firm that practices Labor and Employment Law, Civil Rights Violations, Governmental Law, Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Family Law, and Environmental Law.

As a Legal Assistant, you will be an essential member of the law firm's team, providing comprehensive support to attorneys across multiple practice areas. Your role will involve conducting legal research, assisting in case management, drafting legal documents, and performing various administrative tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the firm's legal proceedings.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to gather relevant information for cases.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing legal documents, including pleadings, briefs, contracts, and correspondence.
  • Organize and maintain case files, ensuring all documents are accurately filed and easily accessible.
  • Assist in managing court filings, deadlines, and legal calendars.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, depositions, and court appearances.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel.
  • Prepare attorneys for trials, hearings, and depositions by organizing necessary documents and exhibits.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as answering phone calls, managing emails, and handling general inquiries.
  • Uphold confidentiality and ethical standards in all aspects of the work.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a legal assistant in a law firm, preferably with exposure to the practice areas mentioned (Labor and Employment Law, Civil Rights Violations, Governmental Law, Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Family Law, Environmental Law)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including drafting clear and concise legal documents.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with court procedures, legal terminology, and the litigation process.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Salary:

  • The pay rate for this position is starting at $17.00/Hour, but may increase depending on experience and qualifications.

EEOC Policy

Capital City Staffing, LLC t/a AMMON Staffing and AMMON Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

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