Posted: Mar 23, 2021

Legal Assistant - Employment and Labor Relations

Taft Stettinius & Hollister - Minneapolis, MN
Full-time
Application Deadline: N/A
Other

We are seeking a Legal Assistant with 3+ years' experience to support our Employment and Labor Relations group in the Minneapolis office. All Taft employees operate under a "Client First" philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients.  

Essential Duties:

  • Edits and proofreads highly sensitive and confidential documents, this requires proactive review for, and ability to relay, relevant discrepancies/inconsistencies
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of matters and information
  • E-files in state and federal courts, and uploads documents to the EEOC and other government systems and portals
  • Manages and maintains time keepers' schedules and calendars, including coordinating meetings and client calls
  • Supports the billing process, including initial review and comment on BIMs, editing BIMs, obtaining, preparing and/or updating reports, preparing cover letters and/or emails, following up on client and attorney inquiries
  • Independently performs administrative duties such as proofing, editing and releasing attorney time entries; registering, calendaring and reporting CLEs; requesting and following up on reimbursements and other related tasks
  • Prepares and reviews letters and memoranda according to Firm standards using word processing and document management systems and software
  • Exhibits outstanding client service orientation in greeting guests, scheduling meetings, and contacting, supporting and interacting with clients
  • Displays strong attention to detail
  • Proactively supports attorneys
  • Responds to requests with a sense of urgency and effectively prioritizes work
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Proactively monitors deadlines
  • Creates, maintains, and retires files in accordance with Taft's Information Governance Policy
  • Assists in managing client contacts, emails, and print documents as well as processing mail
  • Clearly communicates in a concise, professional manner

 Requirements:

  • 3+ years related experience
  • Proficient command of the English language and standard grammar rules
  • Strong working knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office programs; desire to maintain and upgrade excellent technical skills and to learn new software

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings, [email protected].​