Business Practice Legal Assistant

Job #: 834797
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000/yr
Industry: Legal
Type:Direct Hire
Location: Madison, WI
Category: Legal Positions

Description / Qualifications

This is an awesome position and a very reputable and wonderful law office. The position will be both challenging and very rewarding.  The ideal candidate must take initiative, be intuitive, be able to multi-task, adapt to changes, take pride in their work, and be reliable in attendance as well as being a team player.

The legal assistant will be assigned to an income partner and associate and will be responsible for handling overflow, providing backup when other legal assistants are out on vacation and assisting with reception duties when the receptionist is out.

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct contact with clients and outside vendors
  • Organize appointments, contacts, emails, assignments and deadlines
  • Establish and follow deadlines for assignments
  • Track open files and work needed by attorney on files
  • Prepare closing books for commercial loan transactions
  • Perform UCC searches
  • Prepare real estate transfer returns
  • Prepare quit claim deeds
  • Correspond with title companies for title policies, request letter reports and other documents needed for real estate closings
  • Prepare and submit for recording or eRecord appropriate real estate and other documents
  • Stock liquidation or transfers through a transfer agent
  • Set up an LLC or other entity with Department of Financial Institutions
  • Preparation of corporate records books for new entities
  • File Annual Reports online with Department of Financial Institutions
  • Apply for FEINs with IRS

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, document management system and electronic calendar/docket system
  • Understanding of the various county court systems – Local Rules
  • Exceptional grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Exceptional oral and written skills, including composition of a professional letter and/or memorandum

Call a recruiter today at 608-257-2411 or apply online!

Job Pays: $40,000 – $50,000/yr

Job #: 834797