Detroit MI

Legal Assistant – Business

CM Legal

Legal Assistant – Business
Our client is seeking a Legal Assistant with 2+ years’ legal assistant experience to support the Business practice group in the Detroit office.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Exhibits outstanding client service orientation in greeting guests, scheduling meetings, and coordinating telephone conferences.
  • Provides skilled, proactive administrative support to Business attorneys and others, on occasion as needed.
  • Displays strong attention to detail.
  • Responds to requests with a sense of urgency and effectively prioritizes work.
  • Prepares and reviews letters and memoranda according to Firm standards using word processing and document management systems.
  • Proactively monitors deadlines.
  • Processes requests for payment and reimbursements.
  • Creates, maintains and retires files in accordance with the Information Governance Policy.
  • Assists in managing client contacts, emails, and print documents as well as processing mail.
  • Clearly communicates in a concise, professional manner.
  • Transcribes dictation as needed.


  • 2+ years’ legal assistant experience, preferably in Business Law.
  • Some education beyond high school or other coursework related to the legal industry preferred.
  • Proficiency in the following software applications strongly preferred:
    • Microsoft Office 2010: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
    • Kofax PDF Converter
    • DocuSign (desired)
    • DeskSite/FileSite/iManage (desired)
    • BigHand Dictation (desired)


  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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