Putnam & Menard seeks legal assistant to support its dynamic and friendly general practice law office in Middlebury. Responsibilities include preparing legal documents and correspondence, communications with clients/law firms, responding to phone calls/mail/appointments, and general file management and support.
For the qualified candidate with suitable experience, the position could include the support of the firm’s real estate law practice and other areas such as estate planning and general litigation.
Requirements: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook/Office 365; attention to detail; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to work as a team member; individual accountability for completion of tasks; punctuality.
Preferred: Prior legal experience; familiarity with Excel and legal billing software; experience with accounts payable and receivable.
Position is part-time 20-30 hours/week, with potential for increased hours according to candidate’s abilities. Salary dependent on experience.
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