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Trust & Estates Legal Assistant

Company: Harrison & Held
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*About Harrison & Held*

As a premier private client-focused law firm, Harrison & Held represents numerous family offices, trustees, public figures, fiduciaries, CEOs of public companies, and prominent closely-held businesses and individuals both domestically and internationally. With offices in Chicago, Springfield and Edwardsville, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri; Atlanta, Georgia; Naples, Florida; Denver and Boulder, Colorado, and with attorneys licensed to practice coast-to-coast, the firm's services extend to the natural interplay of estate planning, business succession, matrimonial law, tax planning and controversies, and related complementary practice areas.

We are looking for a self motivated Trusts & Estates legal assistant to ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management.


* Provide administrative support to 3-4 lawyers
* Creates and maintains a filing system; opens and closes files in a timely fashion.
* Enter attorney time entries into billing system
* Acts as a liaison between assigned lawyer(s) and clients, as well as internal departments and external affiliates including financial institutions, municipal and government departments as requested.
* Maintains positive working relationships with attorneys, other support staff and clients; all while observing confidentiality of client and Firm matters.
* Answering telephone, assisting clients, and assuring appropriate follow-through.
* Maintaining attorney calendars, plans and conferences, teleconferences, and travel; monitoring deadlines and prioritizing work to insure all deadlines are met.
* Other related and administrative duties as assigned.


* Proven working experience as legal assistant or legal secretary
* Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
* Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
* Strong computer skills
* Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
* Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $72,000.00 per year

* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Referral program
* 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Harrison & Held, St. Louis , Trust & Estates Legal Assistant, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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