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Legal Assistant 1

Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Position Open Until Filled

PHYSICAL OFFICE LOCATION: PEC Headquarters – 201 South Avenue F, Johnson City, TX 78636

Hybrid work options available    

 

Minimum starting pay for this position is $26.15 per hour or commensurate with experience

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for managing all administrative tasks of Legal Services Department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Draft standard routine contracts, pleadings, compliance, correspondence and other documents
  • Draft, prepare and format memoranda, correspondence and other legal documents
  • Edit and prepare correspondence and legal documents
  • Conduct independent research
  • Read and electronically proof documents
  • Assist with electronic presentations to wide variety of audiences
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, interviews, depositions and other meetings for attorneys
  • File pleadings or other legal documents with courts or regulatory entities
  • Support all aspects of the management of assigned legal matters and cases, including discovery, production, and document management
  • Maintain paper and electronic files, arranging depositions, correspondence and calendaring
  • Work closely with other legal staff for maintaining structured and comprehensive file indexes and case files
  • Handle legal administrative tasks
  • Respond to correspondence and subpoenas
  • Ensure the timely delivery of outgoing mails, messenger deliveries, overnight deliveries and facsimiles
  • Review, sort, and date stamping incoming materials and mail
  • Assist other legal staff and the Board Recording Secretary
  • Maintain strong public relations with clients and members

 

SUPERVISORY AND/OR LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:   NONE

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data, configuration, or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of related legal experience

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week

 

 

 

Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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