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Legal Assistant

Date Posted: 06/05/2014
Employer: Williams, Porter, Day & Neville, P.C.
Location: Casper, WY
Salary: DOE; Negotiable

Essential Functions

  • Provide assistance to attorneys in preparing for hearings, meetings and court filing of legal pleadings; draft correspondence, pleadings, and other documents; proofread documents and pleadings; prepare exhibits and attachments; organize and track case documents; conduct research and investigation using the Internet and Westlaw retrieval of various materials and research to assist the attorneys.
  • Assist the attorneys at trial by locating and assisting in witness interviews; take notes during testimony; call and arrange for witnesses to appear; provide exhibit documents to the attorney for admission; keep a log of all exhibits admitted/denied; assist with finding information during trial in case notes, files and exhibits; prepare next day's documents and help attorney review for witness interviews and depositions; prepare and maintain notebooks; assist attorney in preparation of post-trial documents.
  • Answer and screen telephone calls; schedule conference calls and meetings.
  • Maintain and organize files, calendars and other reports related to the office; log and maintain mail delivery.
    Preference will be given to candidates with an associate’s degree in paralegal studies or legal assistant plus 1-3 years of progressive work experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.

  • Knowledge of legal procedures and law office work flow.
  • Knowledge of legal concepts, terminology, principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge in the use of legal reference material and legal research.
  • Knowledge of state and federal court policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of governmental and legislative processes.
  • Knowledge of Wyoming Statutes and agency mission goals, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of office organization, methods, standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, CaseMap, Prolaw computer programs desired.
  • Skill in organization and maintenance of voluminous legal documents.
  • Skill in reading and analyzing moderately complex legal material including court cases and opinions.
  • Skill in legal document preparation and editing word processing applications on computers.
  • Skill in professional, oral and written communication.
  • Ability to reason logically and analyze situations accurately.
  • Ability to read and understand statutes, court decisions, legal documents and similar material.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with attorneys, support staff and the general public.
  • Ability to use office equipment including computers, fax machines, Westlaw, CD-Rom, copiers, scanners, calculators.
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under stress, and meet deadlines; some overtime may be required.

    Bachelor’s Degree (typically in Paralegal/Legal Studies) PLUS Experience: 0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Paralegal /Legal Studies) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Legal Support Specialist; OR Education & Experience Substitution: 3-5 years of years of progressive work experience typically in Paralegal /Legal Studies) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Legal Support Specialist

    National Association of Legal Assistants certificate as a CLA or ALS (Certified Legal Assistant) or CP (Certified Paralegal) or National Federation of Paralegal Association PACE Registered Paralegal

    Application Instructions:
    Email resume and references to:

    Firm Administrator
    Williams, Porter, Day & Neville, P.C.
    159 N. Wolcott, Suite 400
    Casper, WY 82601