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legal Assistant

Company: TechDigital Corporation
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The Legal Assistant position will provide direct administrative support to the Downstream, Chemicals & Midstream Law Litigation group located in Houston and San Ramon. The position requires a high energy individual who is self-motivated, works independently as well as in teams, and has demonstrated the ability to use independent judgment within the scope of his/her responsibility. The individual should be able to discreetly and routinely handle confidential information and establish a positive and professional working relationship with and communications among team members, clients and other staff members.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
--- Administrative support to attorneys and maintaining a high level of confidentiality surrounding any sensitive information/data and supporting other team members, as required.
--- Drafts, formats, and revises legal documents including litigation documents or correspondence and proofreads them to assure accuracy and coherency. Generates reports, presentations and other communications, as required.
--- Ability to handle and process settlements, invoices, and payments within the legal matter management software system.
--- Opens, updates and closes matters within legal matter management software system, including TeamConnect or iManage.
--- Maintains files and records, as required, at work location or in the iManage system.
--- Works in iManage to upload documents and manages deadlines using calendaring systems.
--- Organizes meeting logistics for daily, weekly, monthly and annual events. Meeting logistics include: catering, scheduling meeting rooms, arranging WebEx or Teams calls, setting up equipment for video conferencing, and emailing meeting notices, agendas and other key information.
--- Manages group calendar for the organization for key activities and events.
--- Makes travel arrangements for both domestic and international travel. Assists with any travel related visa/immigration document preparation.
--- Prepares travel and other business-related expense reports which include inputting, tracking and reconciling.
--- Manages purchasing card charges and reconciles monthly statements in CTREX.
--- Assists with other duties and special projects, as assigned by counsel, legal analyst and other team members.
--- Effectively work with other internal support groups (Law Digital Platform, CBRES, etc.) to provide superior support to attorneys and other team members.
--- Serves as a back up to other administrative support in Legal and the Business Unit.

Required Qualifications:
--- High School Diploma or equivalent
--- 5+ years' experience as legal administrative assistant or in other positions with similar tasks and responsibilities working in a legal department or law firm
--- Has an understanding of the litigation process, including discovery related issues and documents.
--- Knowledge of legal concepts and civil processes
--- Proficient with MS O365 (including Teams, Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, etc.)
--- Ensure quality results when proofing documents so they are error-free and returned to the customers within the time-frame requested
--- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt to changing needs and deadlines
--- Takes initiative and is a team player
--- Self-motivated, learns quickly, anticipates the needs of team members and has the ability to discreetly handle confidential information
--- Strong collaboration and people skills with the ability to work with a diverse workforce
--- Strong organization skills and attention to details are crucial
--- Must be able to communicate in a clear, concise and effective manner, orally, and in writing; listens and takes directions quickly; maintains tactful and professional demeanor in all situations with all levels at organization and outside organizations.
--- Good interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:
--- Bachelor's degree
--- Proficient in TeamConnect

Keywords: TechDigital Corporation, San Ramon , legal Assistant, Legal , San Ramon, California

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