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UPDATED: 09-12-2017

SDPA Job Bank

     Job Bank Committee     
                                           Chair:        Laura Stewart
                                           Members:  Kayne Larimer, ACP
                                                           Jackie Schad, ACP
          Current Job Listings          

Myers Billion Law Firm

Sioux Falls


Ryan Duffy Law

& Laughlin Law

Sioux Falls


Lynn, Jackson,

Shultz & Lebrun

Rapid City

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Thompson Law

Sioux Falls

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Raven Industries

Sioux Falls


Lynn, Jackson,

Shultz & Lebrun

Sioux Falls

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Bankers Trust

Sioux Falls
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Goodsell Quinn

Rapid City

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Bangs McCullen

Rapid City

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Gunderson, Palmer,

Nelson & Ashmore

Rapid City

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Tieszen Law Office

Pierre

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Clayborne, Loos & Sabers

Rapid City

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Jackson Lewis

Sioux Falls
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Johnson Eiesland
Rapid City

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Paralegal/Legal Secretary – Rapid City

Johnson Eiesland

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Johnson Eiesland Law Offices, PC has an opening for a paralegal/legal secretary.  The primary area of practice is civil litigation.  The ideal candidate would have experience in civil litigation in both state and federal courts; knowledge of Microsoft Word and/or WordPerfect, Excel and Outlook; and knowledge of electronic filing in both state and federal courts.  Occasional travel required.   Wage depending on experience.  We offer health insurance, retirement, sick pay and paid vacation.

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Please email resume and cover letter to:

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Greg Eiesland

c/o Brittanny Mertz, CP

Johnson Eiesland Law Offices, PC

bjm@JohnsonEiesland.com

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All submissions will be kept confidential.

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(Posted 9-12-07)


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Paralegal/Legal Secretary – Sioux Falls

Myers Billion

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Myers Billion Law Firm has a job opening for a full time paralegal/legal assistant position with a focus on transactional law, estate planning and probate.  Applicant must be detail-oriented, with excellent clerical and communication skills and a knowledge of legal documents and electronic filing procedures.  Previous legal experience preferred.  Please send resumes to Myers Billion LLP, PO Box 1085, Sioux Falls SD 57101-1085, or e-mail to: Muriel@MyersBillion.com.

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(Posted 8-30-17)


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Paralegal – Sioux Falls

Ryan Duffy Law & Laughlin Law
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Ryan Duffy Law and Laughlin Law are seeking a full-time paralegal to work on cases primarily involving criminal law, personal injury and family law.  The candidate must have the ability to work with a diverse range of clients. Previous experience preferred.  Compensation DOE.  

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Please send all confidential inquiries to Nicole.

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(Posted 08-18-2017)

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Legal Assistant /Paralegal – Rapid City

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun

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Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. law firm is seeking a Legal Assistant to work in the Commercial/Business Transactional Area.   We offer a completive salary and benefit package and a professional work environment.

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Job Duties

•  Under minimal supervision, prepares, processes, and types legal documents such as deeds, contracts, and entity organizational documents.  In addition, review leases, titles, surveys, loan documentation and other transactional documents

•  Proofreads materials to ensure high quality products; files information promptly and accurately; meets deadlines and take appropriate action

•  Enters, updates and retrieves information using multiple systems and databases

•  Maintains and coordinates calendars

•  Assumes additional assignments when team coverage is necessary, and assists with special projects

•  Billing processes for assigned attorneys

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Qualifications

•  Intermediate computer proficiency, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

•  Self-motivated; with strong time management skills

•  Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously

•  Accuracy and attention to detail; takes initiative

•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•  Professional attitude and demeanor

•  Able to work well independently; along with being a team player

•  Be comfortable working in a deadline driven environment

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Requirements

•  Certificate of graduation from a formal legal assistant program with a minimum of 2-3 years experience; or equivalent experience

•  Paralegal or college degree preferred but is not required

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Job Type: Full-time, 37.5 Hours per week

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Please send resume to Pam Asbridge, Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C., 909 St. Joseph Street, Suite 800, Rapid City, SD 57701, email Pam, or fax (605) 342-5185.  EOE.  No phone calls please.

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(Posted 8-17-17)


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Paralegal: Estate Administration – Sioux Falls

Thompson Law, P.C.

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Thompson Law, P.C. is an established, estate planning law firm in Sioux Falls whose mission is to provide families with quality estate planning resources.  Our firm helps families preserve their wealth for future generations, minimize estate taxes and avoid the expense of probate. We also help clients preserve their financial wealth through Legacy Planning, a holistic approach to estate planning where life stories and family heirlooms are prepared for future generations.  Our law firm also specializes in estate planning for the unique needs of family businesses and farms.

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Thompson Law is a great place to work for those who enjoy a family friendly environment where serving the clients’ needs is the highest priority.  It is a busy office where each staff member is valued and relied upon for team success.  Career growth is encouraged and opportunities are available for those who have the desire to succeed.

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Position Summary

The Estate Administration Paralegal will have regular and frequent interactions with families after the death of loved ones.  This person is responsible for assisting the attorney in all aspects of administrating trusts and estates. 

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Responsibilities include the following

•     Pleasantly and professionally serve clients and their families acting at all times in

       good faith and in the interests of the trustees and personal representatives.

•     Inventory financial and real estate assets.

•     Accurately bill clients for services.

•     File court documents for probates, guardianships and conservatorships.

•     Prepare and file deeds.

•     Prepare letters and documents.

•     Communicate with clients on the progression of estate administration.

•     Research issues relating to trust assets, administration and other legal documents.

•     Assist in the preparation of federal and state estate tax returns.

•     Perform the duties of a Notary Public of the State of South Dakota.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•     Strong interpersonal skills.

•     Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

•     Competent with technology including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word,

       Outlook & Excel.

•     Respect for confidentiality.

•     Strong organizational and time management skills.

•     Effective oral and written communication skills.

•     Diligent attention to details, priorities, deadlines and follow-through.

•     Ability to manage multiple, overlapping tasks.

•     Desire and ability to work on a successful team.

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Preference will be given to applicants with a background in financial planning or accounting and/or proven Trust Administration experience.  Familiarity with investment assets and taxes is a plus. 

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Submit cover letter, resume and references here.

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(Posted 8-11-2017)


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Legal Assistant – Sioux Falls

Raven Industries

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For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Raven was established in 1956. Today, Raven is publicly traded on NASDAQ (RAVN) and has earned an international reputation for innovation, product quality, high performance, and unmatched service. Employing approximately 900 team members, Raven is represented by three business segments, each with unique customers, products, and markets served:

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- Raven Aerostar is dedicated to protecting and connecting the world through stratospheric aerospace systems.

- Raven Applied Technology is dedicated to helping feed the world through precision agriculture equipment.

- Raven Engineered Films is dedicated to providing high-quality polymer films and sheeting that protect Earth’s resources and preserve asset value.

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Raven aggressively competes on four Dimensions of Competition: Quality, Service, Innovation, and Peak Performance. Deeply connected to our culture and values, Raven’s four Dimensions of Competition are the foundation on which we separate our company from our competition. Quality, Service, Innovation, and Peak Performance are woven into how we do business, shaping Raven’s culture and setting us apart. These are not initiatives that come and go; they are enduring values — and a testament to our commitment to continual improvement.

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The legal assistant will enhance the effectiveness of the in-house legal department by performing a variety of functions including developing case information and performing administrative and clerical tasks.

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Essential Functions

• Prepare draft documents and assist in litigation or contract matters.

• Draft legal documents and letters.

• Read case law and prepare case briefs.

• File and maintain legal documents.

• Prepare responses to complaints and requests.

• Establish and organize a variety of legal case files.

• Monitor calendars and ensure deadlines are met.

• Maintain essential documents and ensure database is updated with the most current information.

• Generate legal reports as needed.

• Communicate with all parties involved in a case or legal request.

• Support case research and preparation.

• Perform legal research.

• Assist legal counsel with daily administrative tasks.

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Education/experience

• Associates degree in business, law, or related field is required.

• Minimum 5 years related legal/administrative experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Paralegal or law office experience preferred.

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Knowledge/skills/abilities

• Ability to work with highly confidential information and documentation with discretion.

• Exceptional oral and written communications, and customer service skills.

• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.

• Proficient with a computer, including Microsoft Office programs.

• Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to be flexible and multitask.

• Familiarity with legal procedures and protocols.

• Ability to research and generate legal reports effectively.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

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Please send resume and cover letter to:

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Raven Industries

205 E 6th St, SFSD 57104

Contact: Peggy Canter

Website: http://ravenind.com/careers

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(Posted 8-10-2017



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Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Sioux Falls

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun

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Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. law firm is seeking a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to work in the Litigation Area.  We offer a competitive salary and benefit package as well as a professional work environment. 

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Job Duties

• Under minimal supervision; prepares, processes, and types legal documents such as contracts, briefs, summonses, complaints, medical summaries, and motions

• Proofreads materials to ensure high quality products; files information promptly and accurately; meets deadlines and takes appropriate actions

• Enters, updates and retrieves information using multiple systems and databases

• Maintains and coordinates calendars

• Work for additional assignments when team coverage is necessary and assist with special projects

• Billing processes for assigned attorneys

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Qualifications

• Must have intermediate computer proficiency, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Must be self-motivated; with strong time management skills

• Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously

• Accuracy and attention to detail; takes initiative

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Professional attitude and demeanor

• Able to work well independently; along with being a team player

• Be comfortable working in a deadline driven environment

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Requirements

• Paralegal or college degree preferred but is not required

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Job Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

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Please send resume to Norma Dalen, Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C., P.O Box 2700, Sioux Falls, SD  57104, email, or fax (605) 332-4249.  EOE/M/F.  No phone calls please.

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(Posted 7-28-2017)


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Private Client Trust Assistant – Sioux Falls

Bankers Trust

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Bankers Trust is proud to be an employer of choice.  We attract the best talent by offering competitive compensation and benefits.  We believe that fostering an inclusive work environment is paramount to generating success both as a business and as a community. We are currently looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual.  We are currently looking for a Private Client Trust Assistant reporting to Nate Birkholz, President.

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ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparation of correspondence, memos and overnight packages.
  • Calendar Maintenance and schedule coordination
  • Travel arrangements
  • Expense processing
  • General clerical including copying, faxing, filing, scanning, mail
  • Order supplies for department; maintain inventory control
  • Prepare and distribute various reporting materials to the management team
  • Prepare and distribute meeting agendas and packets
  • Preparation of meeting minutes
  • Monitor daily overdrafts, cash balances and ticklers to maintain compliance.
  • Complete opening and closing documents for accuracy and completeness. Forward to Middle Office for processing
  • Prepare discretionary distribution requests per instructions from Officers. Monitoring the approval process, and distribution of funds.  Update appropriate tracking reports.
  • Coordinate with Trust Officer, Tax Officer, outside accountants, and clients in the payment process for the fiduciary and individual income taxes.
  • Assist Officers with the review of all fee calculations and invoices. 
  • Other duties as assigned

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EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Associates Degree and/or 2 years of relevant experience
  • Prior Trust Administration experience preferred
  • Investment, tax or legal background is preferred
  • Cannon, ABA or other trust-related courses

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REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Knowledge of legal/fiduciary responsibilities, securities processing, and trust operations preferred.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to process detail work accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Personable and comfortable conversing with people of different backgrounds and education levels.
  • Excellent oral and business writing communication skills.
  • Computer skills (Bank system, Trust System, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

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Normal Working Hours: Full-time Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If interested in this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please visit our website here to complete an online application.

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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER “PROTECTED VETERANS” AND “INDIVIDUAL WITH DISABILITY”

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Job No. 17112

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(Posted 07-27-2017)


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Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Rapid City

Goodsell Quinn

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Goodsell Quinn law firm has an opening for a full-time legal assistant/paralegal in a busy civil litigation practice.  Client communication, case management, document management, organizing medical records, pleadings, discovery, subrogation, electronic filing, preparation for trial.  Trial Director a plus.  Excellent computer, clerical, and multi-tasking skills.  Applicant must be a detail-oriented person who presents a professional appearance, with a positive attitude.  Wage DOE.  Please send confidential inquiries, including resume and cover letter to Sherry Dwyer, Goodsell Quinn, LLP, PO Box 9249, Rapid City, SD 57709 or email Sherry.

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(Posted 7-20-17)


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Paralegal/Legal Secretary – Rapid City

Bangs McCullen
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Bangs McCullen Law Firm is accepting applications for a paralegal/legal secretary position with the business/estate planning practice area in our Rapid City office.  Typical hours are 8-5, M-F.  Applicant must be a detail-oriented person, who has a positive attitude, and possesses excellent clerical and communication skills.  Wage DOE -- Excellent benefit package.  Please e-mail resumes in Word format to bdreyer@bangsmccullen.com.


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Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Rapid City

Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore
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Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP has a job opening for full-time legal assistant/ paralegal position. Applicant must be detail oriented, able to maintain a heavy workload in a fast paced environment, present a professional appearance, possess a positive attitude, and have excellent communication skills. Extensive typing, knowledge of legal documents and filing skills are paramount to this position. Salary dependent on experience. Excellent benefits package. Please send resume and cover letter to Glenda Hutton.

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(Posted 07-10-2017)


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Paralegal – Pierre

Tieszen Law Office

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Tieszen Law Office in Pierre is looking for a paralegal.  To submit your resume or obtain additional information, please contact Richard Tieszen at (605) 224-1500.

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(Posted 07-05-2017)


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Paralegal – Rapid City
Clayborne, Loos & Sabers
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The law firm of Clayborne, Loos & Sabers, LLP is looking to hire a paralegal or other experienced legal professional to work with a partner as well as new associate hire of the firm. Such candidate would work primarily in a business and divorce litigation practice.  A great compensation package and benefits to include health insurance and retirement are available for the qualified candidate.  The ideal candidate would have experience in all aspects of litigation including drafting, discovery, electronic filing, and general word and related excel skills.  Interested candidates are assured of confidentiality and can send resume and cover letter to: Donna Eixenberger, Office Manager; Clayborne, Loos & Sabers, LLP, P.O. Box 9129, Rapid City, SD 57709.

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(Posted 06-21-2017 / Updated 8-25-2017)


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Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Rapid City

Jackson Lewis

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Jackson Lewis in Rapid City has an immediate opening for a litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant. 

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provide secretarial support for multiple attorneys in busy Benefits/ERISA/Tax practice

• Finalize and electronically file pleadings, motions, and exhibits in federal and tax courts

• Prepare/revise correspondence, contracts, discovery, litigation pleadings, legal briefs and other documents as delegated

• Analyze and organize documents and data from materials produced during discovery; coordinate document productions; conduct privilege reviews

• Prepare deposition and record subpoenas according to code; coordinate actual production and summaries records

• Trial preparation; trial work and management of exhibits and presentations

• Maintain calendars, make travel arrangements and complete attorney billing and expense reports

• Open, maintain and close client files, in both hard copy and electronic forms

• Answer phones and provide backup support for other attorneys as needed.

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SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

• Minimum 3-5 years recent secretarial experience with a law firm
• Litigation experience is a plus, preferably in employment law
• Knowledge of both state and federal court systems/agency rules/electronic filing procedures
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work independently under pressure and multi-task

• Professional, reliable, high attention to detail and can-do attitude

• Proficient in MS Office Suite and prior experience with a document management system is preferred

• Punctual with excellent attendance and flexibility to work overtime as necessary

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The firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status

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All Expressions of Interest: RapidCityRecruiting@jacksonlewis.com