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If you are a jack-of-all-trades legal assistant looking to make a home at a local Austin firm that needs your exceptional skills coordinating and assisting with interesting complex commercial cases, this opportunity is for you. Latitude has a client interested to know of any potential fits for this unique opportunity. Candidate must possess the demonstrated ability to work independently and must also have strong knowledge of court rules, calendaring, e-filing procedures, a great attention to detail and possess exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines.

Minimum Qualification of the Legal Assistant
  • At least 3 years of experience working in a law firm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Coordinate with office attorneys, paralegals and other law firm staff on office projects
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed
  • Candidate should be well organized, able to self-direct and adapt to changing priorities
  • Organize and maintain file systems
  • Outstanding references

Position Details for the Legal Assistant
  • Type of role: Engagement or Engagement to hire or Permanent
  • Schedule: Part to Full time
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Compensation: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience
Confidentiality
Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

Permanent Positions
Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

Latitude Engagements 
Great attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting roles choose to work with Latitude because of our competitive compensation and benefits, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers, and a refreshing blend of freedom with self-designed boundaries. Our own experience as practicing attorneys and our client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.
 
Latitude engaged professionals have the level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent member of our client’s corporate legal department or law firm and the versatility to step into challenging environments and hit the ground running.
 
If you have the right skills, personality and experience, Latitude helps you do what you are good at in a more rewarding way. Latitude engaged professionals serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office.
 
While we are able to work only with a select few of the most outstanding candidates, our customized approach results in a high success rate for those candidates we recommend.
 
For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.
 
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