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Dorsey & Whitney Legal Assistant in Missoula, Montana

We are seeking a Legal Assistant in our Public Finance department for our Missoula office. As a valued team member, you are a critical part of Dorsey’s client service team, working collaboratively with lawyers and clients on an array of substantive client matters. Are you a strong communicator and enjoy working independently and with a team? If you would like to play a meaningful role in our ability to deliver exceptional client service, then we would appreciate hearing from you. This is an in-office position. In this role, you will:Revise electronic documents; type neatly and accurately; proofread material to ensure high quality product while practicing effective verbal and written communication.File information promptly and accurately; retrieve promptly.Anticipate potential problems in meeting deadlines and take appropriate action.Locate internal information and files as directed.Open new matters as directed.Prepare transcripts from closing of projects.Enter attorney time daily as directed.Process receipts for reimbursement as directed.Greet clients and answer phone calls.Monitor inventory and order office and kitchen supplies.Track inventory of computer equipment and act as office liaison with technology team.Maintain copy and postage machine, log daily postal mail and deliveries using firm standard processes. Deliver mail to post office as needed.Maintain physical records in the office and coordinate storage of files located off-site.Set up conference rooms for meetings and assist with kitchen maintenance.Provide coverage for additional assignments when necessary.Assist with special projects and cooperate with others in performing any duty essential to the achievement of efficient operations.May be requested to perform other duties not mentioned above.What we’re looking for:High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.At least 2 years of legal assistant experience.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.Strong customer services focus and skills.Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time and perform well in stressful situations.Ability to use good judgment in solving problems and resolving conflict.Flexibility with schedule (overtime may be required).Excellent attendance.Experience with Microsoft Word.Preferred:Experience with timekeeping and document management software. About Dorsey:Dorsey & Whitney is an AmLaw 100 international law firm with more than 575 lawyers in 21 offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. We are a premier legal counselor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including banking & financial institutions; development & infrastructure; energy & natural resources; food, beverage & agribusiness; healthcare & life sciences; and technology.Dorsey offers a competitive pay and benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); life insurance; short-term and long-term disability coverage; a generous paid time off policy; retirement savings plan; profit sharing contribution; paid holidays; paid parental leave; paid volunteer day; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; dependent care assistance; well-being programs and activities; transportation assistance; a 24/7 confidential employee assistance program.  (Some benefits are subject to eligibility criteria).Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:- Mansfield Certification Plus (Diversity Lab)- Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)- 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)- Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)- Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)Reasonable Accommodations: Dorsey is committed to providing disability and religious-based reasonable accommodations, as well as menopause, pregnancy or lactation-related reasonable accommodations. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and hiring process, or if you have questions about a workplace reasonable accommodation, please contact us at 612-492-5178. How to Apply:Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications. Please go to the “Careers” section of the Dorsey website at www.dorsey.com/staffjobs and complete Dorsey’s online application form. We are unable to accept application materials by mail or email. Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.Dorsey & Whitney LLP participates in E-Verify.Please note that Dorsey is not currently accepting search firm submissions in connection with this opening.

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