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Current Openings

Legal Administrative Assistant

BMSA has a current opening for an experienced legal administrative assistant to provide support to the employment law practice area. Solid understanding of legal procedures and terminology in employment law practice area required. Successful candidate will possess a strong work ethic, ability to effectively communicate with others, keen attention to details, understand the importance and adherence to deadlines.


  • Handle incoming phone calls for assigned attorney

  • Complete and process required forms for opening of new client files or matters

  • Interact professionally with clients, court personnel and other counsel

  • Maintain confidentiality of client information

  • Process attorney mail in a proper and timely manner

  • Calendaring and scheduling appointments and managing contacts

  • Maintain file organization both electronically and paper copies

  • Transcribe from dictation

  • Record attorney time to electronic billing system

  • Draft pleadings and other legal documents

  • Review, revise and format briefs, discovery, contracts, and other legal documents

  • Review legal documents for completeness, validity, format, grammar and typographical errors

  • Prepare various court filings both electronically and paper copies

  • Schedule and coordinate depositions and assist with trial preparation

  • Work with marketing department for projects related to assigned attorney, coordinate all civic/community involvement activities and assist with marketing efforts

  • Prepare expense reports for assigned attorneys

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of two years of experience working in a law firm

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

  • Proficient in ProLaw (or obtain proficiency)

  • Familiarity with local, state and federal filing rules

  • Organized and deadline driven

  • Positive attitude and willingness to be part of a team

  • Detail oriented with excellent grammar and proofreading skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously through completion

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Competitive salary and benefit package.

Email resume detailing experience with cover letter and salary expectations to:

Sue Whitehead

Black, McCuskey, Souers & Arbaugh, LPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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