File Clerk/Legal Assistant 

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a File Clerk/Legal Assistant in its St. Louis office.

Job Description
  • File Clerk
    • Sorts incoming records by identifying, indexing and filing documents under their respective client and matter numbers
    • Provide direction and coordination of file room with other file room staff
    • Routinely processes closed files for storage maintained in assigned filling area; contacts offsite storage facility for requested records maintained offsite
    • Assumes responsibility for maintaining the highest level of confidentiality of all firm records and files
    • Assist with other duties as assigned.
  • Legal Assistant
    • Types general correspondence, memoranda and complex reports/documents.
    • Transcribes electronic transcription in a timely manner and sends out reports.
    • Prepares client budgets.
    • Files documents with the Workers’ Compensation Board.
    • Maintains hearing report tracker.
    • Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling, and grammar.
    • Opens/closes files.
    • Types and coordinates expense reports on weekly basis.
    • Enters and/or edits attorneys’ time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required.
    • Maintains attorneys’ personal calendars/deadlines and confirms depositions.
    • Coordinates witness preparation for trials.
    • Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner.
    • Receive, opens, prioritizes and distributes incoming mail.
    • Prepares materials for distribution via U.S. mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc.
    • Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies.
    • Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm.
    • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.
Job Requirements
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent typing skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Team work oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm more than 325 lawyers strong, with 19 offices in the United States (spanning New York, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut) and in Europe (in London, where we operate as Goldberg Segalla Global LLP). We look to hire only those people who are excellent at what they do and are dedicated to the pursuit of client service and quality representation within a Best Practices framework. We value team spiritedness, collegiality, and interpersonal harmony within our working community. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team."