Permanent Administrative Assistant job in Tampa FL at Bay Area Legal Services

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Employer - Bay Area Legal Services
Job title - Permanent Administrative Assistant
Job Description

Bay Area Legal Services is seeking to fill a full-time legal administrative assistant position on our Law team.
Illustrative Duties:
Ongoing Case support—Log incoming mail and track deadlines/calendar court dates, etc., assist with scheduling translators/interpreters and prepare payment for these as necessary, log and track client court-ordered classes/deadlines, disclosures, updated financial affidavits, etc., draft simple pleadings, notarize documents, e-file pleadings. Assist with correspondence, phone calls, preparing and proofreading documents for submission, etc.
Case closure—Prepare closing letters and client evaluation/satisfaction surveys, copy & file surveys if returned, complete/review closing checklist prior to closing file in Legal Server, complete LSC compliance checklist prior to official closing of file, review with & verify Team Leader check off is complete, close briefs & files in case management system.
Receiving referrals, performing conflict checks, searching and downloading online court records, and forwarding to attorneys.
Other Administrative support duties—copies, distribute mail, prepare outgoing mail (certified), maintain hard copy files, phones, fax, etc.
Perform other duties as designated by supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications;
High School Diploma or Equivalent Certificate of Completion (GED) with 3 years of experience as administrative assistant and 1 of these years in a Legal Administrative Assistant or Legal Administrative Support Position.
Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, very detailed, and deadline oriented.
Ability to interview clients to determine essential facts and issues with regard to the nature and severity of their legal problems.
Ability to work responsibly and independently, being a contributing team member, and comfortable with case management and organizing files and data.
Ability and willingness to work in close contact with staff on legal problems of clients and to accept supervision and instruction.
Sympathetic and compassionate understanding of the social, economic, and legal issues faced by low-income individuals with limited access to such services. Ability to relate well and effectively with diverse groups and individuals.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $39,700.00 - $46,800.00 per year
Health insurance
Parental leave
Retirement plan
Monday to Friday
data entry/admin assistant: 1 year (Preferred)
10 Key: 1 year (Preferred)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
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Job Location Tampa, FL
Date Posted 30 Aug 2020
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