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    Virtual Powers

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

    $6,337
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    • legal assistants
    • Access
    • Accounting

    Legal Assistance

    Well versed in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and can produce Access Reports Experienced in Accounts writing in Tally, Quickbooks, Shares accounting, Data Entry experience typing from image files Transcripti...

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    Legal Eye Esq. Washington, DC

    Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    $1,677
    Earned/Yr
    • legal assistants
    • Analysis
    • Articles

    Legal Assistance

    Researching and writing appellate briefs and pleadings Additionally, I worked as a temporary document review attorney on over twenty two cases. I was responsible for attorney/client privilege review a...

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    Manthini Legal Support Services

    Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

    $1,174
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    • legal assistants
    • Accounting
    • Administrative Assistant

    Legal Support

    I provide experienced legal assistance without the high overhead cost of in house personnel. Services range and can be customizable to needs. Some services include, but are not limited to, e-filing, t...

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    Michael J Coffino

    Tiburon, California, United States

    • legal assistants
    • Law
    • Legal Writing

    Legal Writing

    Before becoming a professional writer, I was a business litigation and trial attorney for 36 years. I cherished legal writing, especially its storytelling dimension. I had a reputation for producing w...

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    legal assistance

    chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    • legal assistants
    • Drafting
    • Editing

    Legal Assistance

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    Bookkeeper/Legal Assistant

    Westlake, Ohio, United States

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    Prestige Legal Assisting

    Orange, New Jersey, United States

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    Legal Assistance

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    shotgun legal assistant

    Johnstown, New York, United States

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    C.THOMAS NOBLE

    Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    • legal assistants
    • Consultant
    • Drafting

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A legal assistant is a professional who assists a lawyer in performing everyday tasks such as maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents. Though the terms paralegals and legal assistants are used interchangeably, in reality, they are quite different from each other. A paralegal is an assistant who has the required education and skills to perform substantive legal groundwork for lawyers, whereas a legal assistant performs administrative tasks.

What Does a Legal Assistant Do?

Legal assistants are often involved in managing the administrative tasks that are required by the paralegals and lawyers. Legal assistants are also known as legal administrative assistants, as they take care of daily tasks and administrative duties for a lawyer. A legal assistant may collect information from clients, prepare legal documents and organizes these documents for the lawyer to review. They monitor calendars and schedule appointments, answer phone calls, respond to mails, and take dictation. Though legal assistants may not have the necessary education, they can act as legal advisors and legal policy experts because of their vast legal knowledge.

There are many paralegals and legal assistants who work on contractual basis and offer freelance services online. These professionals can be found on Guru – one of the best websites to hire freelancers.  

If you wish to hire a Freelance Legal Assistant, make sure the freelancer can:

  • File exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court or opposing counsel.

  • Conduct trial research.

  • Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations and legal articles.

  • Prepare motions and pleadings for filing in court and ensure court filing needs are met.

  • Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as contracts and mortgages.

  • Review trial transcripts.

  • Call clients, witnesses, lawyers and outside vendors to schedule interviews, meetings and depositions.

  • Organize, analyze and compile information.

Qualifications of a Legal Assistant

It is ideal for your freelancer to have the following skills:

  • Professional education in Legal Studies or relevant experience in legal administration.

  • Familiarity with laws, legal procedures and proceedings.

  • Research skills.

  • Exceptional time management skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Trustworthy and capable of maintaining discretion and client confidentiality at all times.

Benefits of Legal Assistants

Freelance legal assistants can be hired for performing stand-alone tasks such as researching on a given topic or for finding a reference for a certain case, and can be paid just for those tasks which saves on cost. They do not need to be provided with an office space or any equipment like printers or scanners. This reduces the cost of investment and maintenance of office supplies and equipment and thus, results in higher profit margin for the client.

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