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Legal Secretary / Assistant

Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP

Immediate opening for part-time, experienced Legal Secretary or Assistant looking for 15-25 hours per week. This is an in-person position at Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, a well-respected law firm located in Harrisburg. This position is responsible for providing general administrative and secretarial support. Legal experience is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Set up pleadings, electronic and other filing with the courts, typing letters
– Maintain legal files both in paper form (filing) and electronically (scanning)
– Research client billing questions/concerns and assist with printing and sending invoices
– Enter attorneys’ time, reimbursable expenses, and make prebill corrections
– Follow-up with attorneys and clients on outstanding receivables
– Input documents into the firm’s document management system, closing files
– Provide administrative support such as correspondence, filing, copying, and mailing
– Transcription skills are a plus

– 15-25 hours/week
– Preferred: 4-5 hours per day / Monday – Friday, but we would consider other flexible schedules
– Flexible scheduling options including (3-4) days per week meeting the 15-25 hour criteria

Ideal candidates will show:
– Reliability as well as ability to work proactively and independently
– Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
– Keen attention to detail and commitment to quality of work
– Strong oral and written communication skills
– Ability to meet deadlines
– Ability to maintain confidentiality of case files
– Strong time management skills

Qualified Candidates will have:
– Legal Assistant experience
– High school diploma or equivalent with an applicable associate or bachelor’s degree valued
– Proficiency with technology, including MS Office, document management and case management systems

– Flexible schedule
– Paid training, educational opportunities in relevant areas
– Eligible to participate in generously matched 401k upon meeting the 1 year and 1000 hours criteria

Qualified applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, color, religious creed, handicap, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, or sexual orientation.

Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour