Legal Assistant/ Legal Secretary/ Paralegal

Downtown Minneapolis, MN
$36,000 to $44,000 annual includes discretionary bonuses.
May 17, 2017
Jun 16, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Legal Assistant a/k/a Legal Secretary for an experienced sole practice attorney who shares office space with a small firm downtown Minneapolis in a Class A building near the courthouse.. The Assistant serves as the primary contact and support paraprofessional for a demanding litigation practice in general litigation, personal injury, malpractice, and employment law. The position requires excellent transcription skills, including medical terminology, with typing pace greater than 70 wpm, and an eye for attractive professional documentation. Interpersonal skills are extremely important, as the Assistant interacts regularly with clients, lawyers, court staff, medical facilities, employers, and insurance company representatives.  

The work week is likely 37.5 hours/week covering the regular business day, but a shorter work week may be considered depending on the skills and experience of the Assistant. The compensation package, including discretionary bonuses, is in the $36k to $44k range. Discretionary pension (profit-sharing type) contributions are provided after six months.  No significant medical benefit is currently available,