Steinhilber Swanson, a busy downtown law firm with four Attorneys is seeking a Legal Assistant (paralegal) to assist in civil litigation, family and bankruptcy law matters. Work station has a great view of downtown and the lake. Those with paralegal skills are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include the following:

• Drafting, proofreading and finalizing documents including correspondence, pleadings, briefs, orders, etc.

• Electronic case filing with U.S. District, Bankruptcy and Circuit Courts

• Communication with clients and other attorneys on a daily basis

• Maintaining multiple calendars with precision

• Filing and organizing with exactness

• Handling multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously with excellent attention to detail, follow through ability, and initiative

• Balancing multiple immediate directives with day-to-day activities

• Managing office equipment status and ordering and maintaining office supplies

• Maintaining day-to-day office environment in orderly manner

Required Skills:

• Proficient use of Microsoft Office

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to self-prioritize assignments

• Highly organized and self-motivated

• Ability to work well with co-workers, attorneys, clients, potential clients and vendors

• Positive attitude, excellent communication skills and professional manner are a must

• Prior experience in a law firm environment is preferred but not necessary

• A post-high school degree is a definite plus

Please respond with a short statement of interest in this position along with your resume and contact information to [email protected]