Legal Assistant

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $32.60 per hour
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job description

Legal Assistant

job summary:
Our client, a Fortune 100 technology and social media company, is looking to bring on 3 Legal Assistants for a 3 month contract at their offices in Austin.

location: Austin, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $30.00 - 32.60 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years

  • Review, analyze, and accurately assess legal requests and inquiries from third party civil attorneys and legal partners ensuring that all requests are scrutinized and handled in strict accordance with applicable law, our terms of service, internal policies and guidelines
  • Handle a large volume of incoming requests based on specific market needs
  • Clearly respond to process and policy questions from external partners and internal parties
  • Conduct relevant research and use data to support business cases
  • Triage and review incoming material and independently determine the need for assembly and preparation of an escalation
  • Maintain the SLA within set parameters
  • Identify legal deficiencies of the legal processes and inquiries or policy description and notify and assist appropriate workflow lead and/or counsel
  • Prepare responses that conform to applicable policies, governing style and format
  • Provide support to workflow lead as needed, including record maintenance and metrics
Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree
  • 3 plus years of experience as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law firm or corporate legal department
  • Experience prioritizing multiple functions and tasks while managing work time without compromising quality
  • Experience working independently and using judgment
  • Experience with various computer systems, internet technology and software (PC, Mac, MS Office, etc.)
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Strong work ethic, excellent judgment, sense of responsibility, diplomacy and ability to work under pressure
  • Team player, ability to work well with other team members to achieve objectives on an often-short timeline
  • Use of good judgment in handling sensitive matters and an ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Fluency in written and conversational Portuguese or Spanish, and English
  • Ability to work with flexible schedule
Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Facebook and Instagram
If this sounds like you, please apply today!!!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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