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Legal Services Assistant
Location: Columbus
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
Job Description:
Ice Miller LLP, a national law firm, is seeking a Legal Secretary with bankruptcy litigation experience to support multiple attorneys in our bankruptcy practice group. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail to be successful in this position. 
Essential Job Duties: 
•Manage all aspects of administrative practice, including legal and non-legal processes
•Prepare and draft correspondence, memos, and legal documents according to legal staff and Firm requirements using word processing and document management systems
•Prepare and process outgoing correspondence through email, regular mail/overnight delivery, or fax; arrange for specialized mail or courier services as required
•Monitor, organize and prioritize ongoing client projects
•Maintain files, both electronic and physical, within the guidelines set by the firm 
•Handle administrative tasks such as reimbursements, as well as coordinate travel, meetings, and conference calls including IT and facilities set-ups
•E-file in federal and state courts
•Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls for legal assignments as needed
•Manage scheduling of meetings, appointments, due dates, client-related activities, and case dates on electronic calendars for multiple legal assignments
•Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling
•Maintain positive relations with internal clients and co-workers and contribute to the self-directed team structure to assist with overflow and specialized tasks within guidelines set by the firm
Minimum Requirements:
•High school diploma required 
•Minimum of three years of experience as a bankruptcy/litigation legal secretary
•General familiarity with federal bankruptcy filings, such as motions, applications, certifications, and briefs preferred 
•Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines 
•Excellent clerical skills and knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation 
•Exceptional customer service skills in person, over the phone and via email
•Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work independently and proactively
•Computer proficient, intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
•Must be able to perform all essential duties 
Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the United States. In addition, candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19, except those who have an approved medical or religious exemption.  
Ice Miller is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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