• Project Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Job ID 2018-1857
    Category
    Practice Assistants
  • Overview

    The Orlando, Florida office of a regional, AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking qualified applicants for a Project Assistant position working directly with paralegals and attorneys on affordable housing transactions.  The ideal candidate is a recent graduate from an accredited 4 year college or university who is considering law school or wants to learn more about the legal profession and is interested in working for 2 years prior to pursuing further education. 

    Responsibilities

    Tasks performed may include: 

    • Assisting attorneys and paralegals with all aspects of affordable housing transactions;
    • Performing basic document drafting and preparation;
    • Handling administrative duties to support the legal team in its day to day activities in a wide variety of legal areas;
    • Performing basic research and compiling data;
    • Organizing, uploading, and maintaining digital case files;
    • Preparing closing binders;
    • Assisting with special projects; and
    • Timekeeping.

    Qualifications

    • Highly developed organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines;
    • Ability to keep track of many details and tasks at the same time and adapt quickly to changing deadlines;
    • Familiarity with using computers for organizing and maintaining documents and data;
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to document and present information to paralegals and attorneys;
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
    • Ability to work occasional overtime to meet business needs;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook); and
    • Experience in an office environment is a plus.

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