Drummond Woodsum is seeking a legal assistant to join its litigation group in our Portland office. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and positive attitude, be tech-savvy, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and dynamic workplace.
Supporting attorneys in our litigation practice group
Preparation of legal documents, including pleadings, correspondence, and discovery material
Preparing for hearings, trials, client meetings, and depositions
Provide administrative support to timekeepers such as processing incoming and outgoing mail, screening phone calls, scheduling couriers, and greeting clients in a professional and courteous manner
Draft legal documents and correspondence for attorney review
Be accurate, detail-oriented, and have strong attention to detail
Take initiative and be proactive
Strong writing and verbal communication skills; excellent spelling punctuation and grammar/general proofreading ability
System proficiency: general knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and PDF processing
This is a full-time position, with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits available. For consideration, please apply with your resume and cover letter by email to email@example.com.
Real Estate Paralegal
Drummond Woodsum is seeking a full time Real Estate Paralegal. The ideal candidate will be experienced in all phases of real estate transactions including title examinations; preparation of title insurance commitments and policies; drafting deeds and other real estate documents. Other work will include assisting attorneys with real estate transactions including: drafting, organizing and preparing documents; coordinating loan closings; funding and disbursement; drafting settlement statements; assisting with closings; coordinating post-closing follow-up including recording documents, organizing and indexing files; and overseeing preparation of closing document binders.
Skill requirements for this position are: understanding of real estate transactions; title examination, analysis and underwriting experience; advanced proficiency in Word and Excel; outstanding writing skills; first-rate customer service; attention to details; exceptional, yet flexible, organizational skills; personal motivation and ability to direct one’s own work. If you enjoy a challenge and would like to join our top-notch staff, please submit your resume and letter of interest via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Drummond Woodsum offers a generous benefits package including your choice of medical/dental plans with wellness reimbursements, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k/Profit Sharing plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, personal and sick time, on-site subsidized parking, longevity bonuses and more.
Drummond Woodsum is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, veteran's status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Our Firm's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Drummond Woodsum maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, disabled individuals and covered veterans. EOE M/F/V/D