Legal Assistant - Baraboo

Boardman Clark is one of Wisconsin’s premier firms, with roots tracing back to 1881. We are proud to offer our clients big-firm capabilities with a small-firm handshake. We serve individuals, businesses, and public sector clients. While we have strong south-central Wisconsin roots, our practice has a broader regional, national, and global reach.

At Boardman Clark, we believe the best client service comes from the development of personal relationships with both clients and other stakeholders, team members who prioritize working together on common goals, and a willingness to step out of one’s comfort zone.

Ask our clients and our employees what separates Boardman Clark from other law firms and they will tell you: the people. Our team is comprised of talented, down-to-earth professionals who thrive in a flexible, supportive work environment within a community-oriented culture. We believe in supporting a diverse and inclusive environment, and a well-rounded, thoughtful approach to work and life. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience.

If you are passionate about delivering exceptional customer service, enjoy variety and challenge in your work, and wish to work in a small but vibrant city surrounded by an abundance of natural resources while having the support of a larger firm, then you should consider joining the Boardman Clark team in Baraboo.

Title: Legal Assistant

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $24.00+ per hour

Job Overview

Boardman Clark seeks a skilled and dedicated Legal Assistant to join us in our Baraboo office, located in the heart of beautiful Sauk County. The Legal Assistant will be responsible for carrying out administrative services and providing support to firm attorneys in both litigation and transactional matters.

Our most successful Legal Assistants demonstrate skills in organization and planning, attention to detail, the ability to respond and adapt to changes based on client needs and deadlines, the ability to work independently, and exceptional problem-solving skills. If you would like the benefits of living in a close-knit community close to Devil’s Lake, Lake Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Dells, while having the resources of a 60+ attorney firm with offices throughout south-central Wisconsin, this may be the spot for you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to attorneys in multiple practice areas, with a primary emphasis on estate planning, probate and trust administration, and real estate law. Additional practice area support includes municipal law, business transactions, and civil litigation.
  • Prepare, review, and edit documents, emails, correspondence, agreements, and other legal and business documents from notes, templates, drafts, or dictated text under often time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Assemble work products for delivery to clients in various mediums.
  • Open and maintain files, organize and maintain filings (including electronic filing) and files. Docket court filing and other deadlines consistent with firm policy.
  • Monitor deadlines and manage multiple calendars, schedule appointments and meetings.
  • Contact clients and others to obtain information, arrange meetings, and address other matters.
  • Enter, review, and edit time entries for attorneys.
  • Serve as backup to Receptionist.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma is required. Two or four-year degree preferred. Experience in lieu of education will be considered.
  • Proven experience as legal assistant or legal secretary.
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures, and protocols.
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office, including legal billing and document management software.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work efficiently.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds at times.

If you are passionate and eager to make a difference in the lives of our clients, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR Manager, Boardman & Clark LLP: mhobbs@​boardmanclark.​com

Join our team and help us continue to provide exceptional legal services to individuals and businesses of Sauk County and surrounding communities. We look forward to hearing from you!

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