Sample Job Description for Legal Assistant

Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Legal Assistant:

Job Title: Legal Assistant

Location of the job: Chattanooga, TN 37402

Years of Experience: 1+ to 2 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Associate Degree

Job Summary:

Volt Workforce Solutions Mission Viejo has partnered with a leading public utility company in Rosemead to help identify a Legal Admin Assistant for an immediate temporary opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effective verbal and written English communications skills.​
  • Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality.​
  • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook, Internet and Intranet navigation; experience with legal databases preferred.​
  • Basic understanding of legal concepts, procedures and terminology
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of grammar/​spelling
  • One year of experience in the legal field is preferable, but we will be willing to train the right candidate.​
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity.​

Position Requirements:

  • Must have experience using MS Word, and knowledge of Lotus Notes is highly preferred.
  • Must have experience in civil litigation and experience with filing pleadings and experience in trial preparation.
  • Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 4 years administrative and calendaring experience within the legal environment.