Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Environmental Legal Assistant — Atlanta

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant in our Environmental practice.  The successful candidate should excel at personal organization, initiative/work ethic, flexibility, attention to detail, teamwork, and should be a quick learner by relating individual tasks to the "big picture."

Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with administrative functions such as preparing engagement letters, opening new matters, submitting conflicts searches, drafting documents and correspondence, time entry, managing CLE requirements, and scanning/filing
  • Outlook Calendar and Contacts management
  • Schedule travel arrangements and meetings
  • Screen, draft and print attorney’s emails
  • Enter attorney time and billing into various software systems
  • Edit agreements and client correspondence
  • Manage large volume of client files
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of transactional experience in a law firm environment supporting attorneys
  • Experience using Aderant financial systems preferred
  • Must be a Georgia Notary Public or able to become one within six (6) months of starting in the position
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Working knowledge of FileSite or iManage preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective time management with ability to multi-task and shift priorities successfully to meet necessary deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong client service skills and the ability to follow client specific protocols

The Firm offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K and PTO.  A background check will be completed on the final applicant to whom an offer is made.

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