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Madia Law Hiring for Legal Assistant

Madia Law is currently accepting applications for the position of Legal Assistant. This position in a small civil litigation firm focusing on employment law, business litigation, and civil rights matters. Madia Law is located in downtown Minneapolis near Target Field in the Warehouse District.

The assistant will work directly with the firm’s attorneys and other office assistant staff and will communicate with clients, law clerks, opposing counsel, and court staff. The assistant will handle incoming calls and perform legal administrative duties, including: word processing, case filing, data entry, legal research tasks, website updates, and time tracking/invoicing.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with administrative assistant experience in the legal setting, is familiar with state and federal legal filing databases, and possesses basic legal research and legal document preparation skills.  Candidates lacking experience in a legal setting but who otherwise have a strong background as an administrative assistant are strongly encouraged to apply.

Title: Legal Assistant

Classification: Hourly, Non-exempt

Schedule: Generally Mon-Fri, varying depending on workload.

Primary Functions:
• Handle all phone and visitor inquiries within capacity, including general case intake screening
• Route calls as needed
• Screen calls and visitors to control interruptions
• Arrange amenities as needed
• Filing
• Document preparation and editing
• Correspondence
• Phone intake and screening
• Ordering of supplies
• Provide support for attorneys as needed
• Daily entry into time sheets
• Daily entry into case files
• Set up and enter cases and create case files
• Invoicing
• Special projects as assigned, including legal research and writing and occasional city travel

Requirements:
o Associate’s degree or equivalent experience
o Possesses a valid driver’s licence and has access to a reliable vehicle to use while working
o Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat products
o Committed to providing high level of internal and external service
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Proven ability to problem solve and handle complex tasks
o Proven ability to work in fast paced environment while juggling multiple competing tasks and demands

Parking included.
Office: Suite 300, 333 Washington Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN 55401.

Nothing in this job description restricts Madia Law’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Madia Law LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.

-No inquires via phone. Apply via email to joshuanewville@madialaw.com. Include: cover letter, resume, and employment references.

-Applicants only. (Recruiters: Do not contact).
-Do not contact about other services, products, or commercial interests.

8/7/2013: UPDATE:  This position has been filled.