|Title||Legal Administrative Assistant Intern|
|Assignment Type||Long-Term Temporary|
|Hourly Pay Rate||$12.70/hr|
Our client, a KCMO law firm has a need for a contract Legal Administrative Assistant Intern
Length of Time for Assignment: 3 months or longer
Work Hours: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Temporary Employee is responsible for arranging their own parking upon 1st day of hire.
Provides prompt, courteous and professional handling of correspondence, telephone calls, photocopying and faxes while assisting legal administrative assistants, switchboard operators and receptionists.
Sets up files as directed, codes documents and routes materials to the proper person, and files to ensure that materials are well-organized, maintained and accessible to timekeepers.
Prepares forms, including expense reports and supply requisitions.
Learns to prepare pleadings/agreements and to enter time into firm specific time-entry software.
Participates in periodic meetings to ensure and improve work group effectiveness.
Works well while working and cooperating with other employees for the benefit of the firm.
Spends one hour per day using software currently in use at the firm to build typing speed and increase knowledge of legal terminology until reaching a goal of 60 wpm (within 9 months of promotion to this position).
Attends training sessions offered at the firm in order to become proficient with software currently in use at the firm.
Will learn and provide back-up receptionist assistance.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Types at a speed of at least 45 WPM. Required to obtain ALS certification prior to promotion of Legal Administrative Assistant. Paralegal training or education preferred. Has potential to lead into a LAA role within 3-6 months.
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