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Legal Assistant

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Posted: 05/01/2024 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Job Number: 3957 Pay Rate: 22.00

Job Description

Legal Administrative Assistant
Ridgeland, MS, US
AM200 law firm is looking for an experienced Legal Administrative Assistant to join our team in Ridgeland, MS.  

Inclusivity, collaboration, and partnership make up the foundation that our thriving culture is built on. We are proud of what we do and are looking for someone who would be excited to join an outstanding team of individuals who are dedicated to supporting our mission: providing efficient, quality service to our clients. Take your career to new horizons and come work with us!  

What you’ll do: 
  • Coordinate legal communications
  • Manage calendars, including trial dates, hearing dates, depositions, etc.
  • Schedule client meetings, depositions, hearings and handling logistical needs 
  • Draft, revise and proofread legal documents and correspondence
  • Handle preparation of hearing, trial, and deposition notebooks and exhibits 
  • Assist with electronic filing of pleadings, exhibits and other legal documents 
  • Maintain legal and confidential files and dockets in strict confidence 
  • Perform related or similar duties as required or assigned 

What you bring:  
  • Knowledge of lifecycle of a lawsuit and terminology 
  • A self-starter attitude
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work product 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to draft correspondences and pleadings
  • Ability to accurately file documents, maintain calendar of depositions, and prepare document productions (with Bates numbers)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Superior technology skills – proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe; experience with iManage and Aderant a plus 
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • High degree of professionalism 

What you gain: 
  • A phenomenal team in an extraordinary firm 
  • The opportunity to work in a collaborative environment 
  • Ability to grow professionally and personally 

Excellent benefits:? 
  1. Medical, Dental and Vision with wellness component 
  2. Free Telehealth coverage 
  3. Short- and Long-Term Disability 
  4. Pet Insurance 
  5. 401K and profit sharing (after completion of eligibility requirements) 
  6. Generous Paid Time Off Plus Paid Holidays 
  7. Tuition Reimbursement 

Meet Your Recruiter

Libby Sims
Talent Acquisition Specialist

Libby was born in Mississippi, moved around a bit, and returned to graduate from Morton High School and attend Ole Miss. After beginning part-time work in high school with her father’s medical practice, she continued in the medical field for the next 20 years.  She has worked in a management role in multiple settings including hospital, homecare, private practice, and as a consultant in software transition for hospitals. Libby spent the last several years at home raising her boys and currently lives in Kosciusko with her husband and children.

Libby joined PSG in June 2021 and has a robust background in vetting and hiring medical professionals for all settings. Although new to staffing she is a pro at finding highly motivated and qualified employees for the medical and clerical fields. 

Libby’s role at PSG is to match potential employees with PSG clients.  Her goal is to provide our associates with a chance to attain their career goals while providing clients with the most qualified employees available.

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About Ridgeland, MS

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