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Job Title: Legal Administrative Assistant

Job Details

Salary

Full-time

Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years legal experience (preferred)

Proficient in Microsoft Office (required)

Criminal background check (required)

Work Remotely:

No

Firm Overview:

At Pearce Durick PLLC, we offer our clients a diverse range of legal services and serve diligently throughout the legal process. We provide legal representation and counseling to businesses and individuals in a wide range of disciplines including civil litigation, product liability defense, oil and gas law, insurance defense law, personal injury, education law, commercial law, estate planning and probate, and employment law. Our firm has an extensive practice, and our experienced litigators handle trials and appeals in state and federal courts, as well as administrative boards and agencies throughout the region. It is our uncompromising commitment to legal excellence, and to providing client focused, innovative, and value-driven representation, that makes Pearce Durick PLLC one of North Dakota’s most respected law firms.

Job Description and Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare correspondence and other legal documents for attorneys and clients
  • Communicate with clients and court staff
  • Conduct conflict checks
  • File documents with courts
  • Support attorneys in trials
  • Organize and index case files
  • Proof billing reports, review and edit client bills
  • Utilize a variety of computer programs to increase firm efficiency
  • Maintain client confidentiality
  • Establish and maintain attorney calendar
  • Other tasks as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Legal experience preferred
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete the tasks timely
  • Interpersonal skills are necessary to effectively communicate and cooperatively work with clients, attorneys, and staff
  • Confidentiality
  • Attention to detail
  • Criminal background check

Hours

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

*Occasionally requires greater than 40 hours (overtime) based on caseload

Benefits:

Pearce Durick PLLC offers a benefit package including health insurance, disability insurance, flexible benefit plan, retirement plan, paid holidays, and personal and sick leave.

Application Procedures:

Applications are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process, and a background and criminal records check.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, three professional work references, and salary requirements to:

Pearce Durick PLLC

Attention: Katelyn Boschert

PO Box 400

Bismarck, ND 58502-0400

or katelyn@pearce-durick.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Associate Hires

Associates provide legal support for the Members of the Firm while gaining exposure to our various practices. Previous experience or a clerkship is preferred.

Lateral Hires

Pearce Durick PLLC would be pleased to hear from attorneys who exhibit professionalism and complement our current capabilities and practices or who have an established niche practice not offered by the Firm.