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Legal Assistant- Employee Benefits

Atlanta, GA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 06/14/2024 Industry: Legal- Staff Job Number: S156 Pay Rate: $70,000-$80,000

Job Description

An Atlanta law firm seeks an experienced Legal Assistant to support a group of partners, associates, and paralegals in the employee benefits, ERISA litigation, and compensation group. This role will provide a range of administrative support to the group with a keen attention to detail. A large part of this role will be focused on attorney time entry, invoice preparation, and working with the firm's billing team. 

Our client has a strong reputation in the Atlanta area for providing comprehensive legal services across various industries. They offer a very desirable workplace culture where employees are truly valued. They have an excellent benefits package that includes multiple medical benefit plans, life insurance, profit sharing, generous PTO, and more.



  • Draft, transcribe, revise, and maintain legal documents and correspondence, ensuring accuracy and context consistency.
  • Perform complex document formatting and conversion from PDF to Word.
  • Create and revise complex charts in Word.
  • Screen telephone calls, liaise between attorneys and clients, and provide courteous customer service.
  • Manage mail, note important dates, and retrieve files/documents.
  • Enter attorney time into the system and assist with invoice preparation and billing matters.
  • Handle administrative tasks for attorneys/paralegals, ensuring compliance with firm procedures.
  • Maintain and update physical and online filing systems (iManage).
  • Manage contact lists, calendars, and coordinate travel arrangements for attorneys.
  • Prepare expense reports and other administrative forms.
  • Schedule appointments and coordinate resources such as conference rooms.
  • Prepare and deliver error-free final documents promptly.
  • Assist with internal and client meetings.
  • Assist with scheduling CLE courses and paying bar dues.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.


  • 5+ years of experience in a legal administrative support role
  • Prior experience handling attorney time entry and billing
  • Prior experience in employee benefits, ERISA law, or general litigation preferred
  • Strong technology skills
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills


Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Preston
Manager- Recruiting & Marketing

Emily Preston wears dual hats at Connect Staffing. She is adept at managing our firm’s social media and marketing to raise the firm’s visibility and attract both candidates and clients. When she is not in her marketing role, Emily manages full-cycle legal recruiting from sourcing candidates to interviewing and matching them with new job opportunities and working with clients to facilitate the hiring process. Emily understands how complex and exhausting the job search can be and aims to simplify the process for both candidates and clients. Emily has a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University, holds an Associate Professional in Human Resources credential through HRCI, and is a Certified Digital Marketing Professional through the Digital Marketing Institute.

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