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Job Title Legal Assistant
Location Lafayette, LA
Department Corporate / Administrative & Support
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Part-time


Job Opening - Legal Assistant - PT - Lafayette, LA

Risk Management/Legal has an opening for a part-time Legal Assistant at the Kaliste Saloom location in Lafayette, LA.  This entry level position is responsible for all aspects of processing legal documents as assigned. Potential candidates should be prepared to commit to a working schedule of 15 - 20 hours per week, Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8 A.M. and 5 P.M, preferably mornings. We are looking for someone long term, willing to working extra hours on an as-needed basis.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Prepare, proofread, or process legal documents as assigned
  • Proofread documents, records, or other files to ensure accuracy
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality
  • Adhere to productivity goals and departmental guidelines
  • Organize and maintain documents in paper and/or electric filling system
  • Input data into the department specific databases or software programs
  • Careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations
  • Perform general office activities, such as typing, answering telephones, operating office machines, processing, or securing confidential materials   
  • All other aspects including but not limited to scanning, indexing, uploading, printing, organizing, monitoring and filing legal documents
  • Other responsibilities, as assigned

 Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent required
  • Previous paralegal or legal assistant work-related experience preferred
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and terminology
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (specifically Excel), Google Suite, and Adobe Office products; Knowledge of Salesforce Platform helpful
  • Ability to quickly learn job specific software applications
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrate problem-solving abilities  and work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with strong organization skills

EOE/AA


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