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Receptionist/Legal Administrative Assistant

Company: DLA Piper
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center.

DLA Piper LLP (US) has implemented a mandatory COVID vaccine policy, and this position may require in-office presence. Request for reasonable accommodations may be considered in accordance with applicable law

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented administrative professional interested in providing key support to our Legal Support Teams and managing the reception area, we want to hear from you!.

This position is located in the Palo Alto office.

The focus for Legal Support team members is on exceptional customer service. Working collaboratively across teams locally, regionally, and nationally, we tap into each individual's strengths and experience while providing all with an avenue to share expertise with other team members. The legal support team structure allows all of its members to feel they have the ability to make an impact on the longer-term success of the firm, which they do. This structure also encourages career development and allows flexible scheduling, providing a wealth of training and mentoring to help you excel and to expand your skillset and your boundaries.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Experience performing administrative/clerical duties
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organization skills and strong attention to detail

    Preferred Requirements:

    • 2 years experience in a law firm or other professional services setting

      What will your day to day look like?
      Your responsibilities will include managing the reception desk. You will welcome clients, vendors, and visitors to the office and ensure that our lawyers and staff are aware of their arrival and assist with making their visit to DLA Piper a great experience. You will also be responsible for answering the phone, taking messages, and being the office's main point of contact.

      In addition to managing the reception area, and in collaboration with the legal support teams, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the legal support and practice groups. You will process expense reports, check requests, make travel arrangements, coordinate meetings, edit documents, and other administrative tasks.

      We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

      To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

      Agency applications will not be considered.

Keywords: DLA Piper, Palo Alto , Receptionist/Legal Administrative Assistant, Administration, Clerical , Palo Alto, California

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