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Full-Time Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Job Responsibilities:
Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others. Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor while dealing with clients.

Job Duties:
• Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
• Provides administrative support to one or more attorneys.
• Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinates case preparation.
• Conserves attorneys’ time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafts letters and documents; collects and analyzes information; initiates telecommunications; organizes client conferences, and attorney meetings; schedules couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinates preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; prepares expense reports.
• Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel; records and monitors court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitors evidence-gathering; anticipates changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
• Represents attorneys by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorneys.
• Generates revenue by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; prepares invoices; collects payments.
• Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
• Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; records meeting discussions; maintains transcripts; documents and maintains evidence.
• Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calls for repairs when necessary.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
• Any other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:
Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Inventory of Supplies, Telephone Skills, Office Experience - General, PC Proficiency (Microsoft Office), Verbal Communication, Internal Communications, Dependability, Professionalism, Client Relationships, Confidentiality, Professional Appearance, Team Player - works well with other staff. 

Applicants must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent, no criminal history, and a professional appearance, phone, and personal demeanor. Successful applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Anderson & Hughes, P.C. serves clients throughout The Front Range, Central and Southern Colorado

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7385 West Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201
| Phone: 719-539-7003
1400 16th Street, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80202
| Phone: 720-932-8042

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