Legal Administrative Assistant

Austin, TX 78701

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 131150

Job Description


Large, prestigious downtown law firm is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to provide high-level administrative support to the Environmental/Regulatory/Legislative team in Austin.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and schedule travel, meetings and appointments for attorney(s); assist with expense reimbursements
  • Provide accurate timesheet entry, review and revision; participate in timely review and submission of prebills and/or client bills
  • Maintain good communication with clients and observe confidentiality of attorney-client relationship; answer client phone calls and messages to attorneys in a timely and courteous manner
  • Manage hard copy documents and transmit for safekeeping, profile electronic documents/emails and manage distribution of correspondence and legal documents
  • Manage and prioritize incoming workflow to meet all deadlines
  • Perform other administrative and secretarial duties as requested


·         Minimum 5 years in administrative law, experience with contested agency proceedings and related hearings, discovery and scheduling matters (PUC, Railroad Commission, SOAH and TCEQ)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of legal documents, formatting, table of contents, styles, track changes, inserting and labeling pdf documents and inserting into documents and converting pdf documents to Word
  • Experience working with a document management system (iManage experience a plus)

Meet The Recruiter

Maggie Dunn
Direct-Hire Recruiting Manager

Burnett Specialists is consistently ranked as the number one recruiting firm in Austin by the Austin Business Journal year after year!

I've helped thousands of talented candidates with experience ranging from entry-level to c-level over the course of my professional recruiting career.  My mission is to establish long-lasting relationships between newly hired employees and their employers by matching exciting job opportunities with the right candidates!

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