Practice Assistant

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Located in Dallas, TX

Salary: $50K

Practice Assistant  $50K

Description

 

Position Overview:

 

This position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and word processing duties while exercising sound judgment over work priorities with minimal supervision. Strong legal and administrative skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and perform well under strict deadlines, are required.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Types and edits documents quickly and accurately, proofreading for content and typographical errors.
  • Utilizes firm technology (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) effectively.
  • Completes work product according to instructions and within the requested time frame.
  • Handles general administrative duties such as travel arrangements, meeting coordination, expense reports, time entry and the new business memorandum process with efficiency and in a proactive manner.
  • Answers telephone calls, takes messages or provides information as appropriate.
  • Opens and closes files as necessary, promptly handles the filing of legal or other administrative materials and sends materials to off-site storage as necessary.
  • Attends training classes to keep up to date with technological advances and software upgrades.
  • Provides additional back-up coverage to other Professional Assistants as needed.

  

Qualifications

 

Education:

 

High school diploma or equivalent. 

 

Experience:

 

Five years of Real Estate experience required.

 

Special Knowledge:

 

Requires strong legal and administrative skills, as well as ability to multi-task and perform well under strict deadlines. Must be extremely well organized and detail-oriented. Familiarity with document management systems a plus.

 

Technical Skills:

 

Experience in Microsoft Word (including creating and revising documents) and Outlook required; experience in PowerPoint, Excel and Visio strongly preferred.

 

Attributes:

 

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to follow instructions effectively. Must be a self-starter who can work both independently or in a team environment. Must possess excellent customer service skills and be flexible to handle changing priorities to support business needs. Must have good telephone etiquette and excellent interpersonal skills.

 

Other Qualifications:

 

Must score 60 wpm with 2% or lower error rate on the firm’s legal typing test and 76% or higher on the firm’s legal spelling test. Must understand and maintain confidentiality of the attorney-client relationship.

 For immediate consideration, email dallastxnorth@expresspros.com

Express Office: Dallas (North)
14755 Preston Road
Suite 830
Dallas, TX 75254




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