Legal Secretary/assistant in Fairfax Farms, VA| LawFirmStaff

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Title : Legal Secretary/assistant

Location : Virginia - Fairfax
Refer to Job # WRNX801488

Legal Secretary/Assistant The candidate will heavy call volume with client contact through phone calls as well as appointments; Conducting interviews with clients for new cases; Case Management and File Reviews for preparation of upcoming hearings and settlements; Follow up on medical reports that are required to keep case flowing smoothly; Contact with insurance carriers for payments, medical treatment issues; Manages busy schedule and prioritizes attorneys time. Monitors high volume of incoming emails, faxes and ensures all outgoing correspondence is delivered in a timely manner. Keeps attorneys apprised of urgent client issues throughout day. Communicates directly with clients, maintains professional demeanor and observes attorney-client confidentiality. Performs extensive document review, drafts, and finalizes correspondence and memoranda to clients and federal agencies. Maintains high volume of filing. Manages all aspects of time entry and client billing. Makes travel arrangements and organizes meetings. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of attorneys, staff, and clients and to provide accurate information with professional courtesy and tact. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to read English and write at a business level using proper English grammar and appropriate vocabulary for a professional services firm. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Detail oriented and organized with the ability to handle competing demands in a timely and efficient manner and meet deadlines. Ability to prepare routine forms, reports, correspondence and the like from rough draft to final, typed-quality documents. Ability to perform other duties or tasks that may be assigned on an as-needed basis. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to demonstrate absolute discretion with sensitive and confidential information. An enthusiastic and committed approach, whilst remaining flexible and proactive at all times. An ability to work well in high pressured situations while maintaining a professional attitude. Able to work fast, accurately and to tight deadlines. to prioritize tasks, conflicting demands and deadlines and act on own initiative. A strong team player with an ability to form supportive relationships throughout the firm. Adaptable and open to change. Willingness to broaden experience and develop skills further. Must be fluent in English and Spanish, Responsible and reliable; Excellent multitasking abilities; Detailed oriented nature to meet the demands of our fast-paced environment; Communicate effectively and empathetically with clients who are dealing with difficult circumstances; Proficient typing skills; Computer skills and a knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel programs

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