No prior legal experience or legal education is required, however, those with formal paralegal training or past law office experience will be given extra consideration.

Our law office is a small,

niche practice in Olde Town Arvada seeking a part-time, entry-level receptionist/legal secretary. Duties will include; typing correspondence and processing Microsoft Word documents; keeping confidential client information, management of client files; document copying and file assembly; interaction with clients and the public; scheduling court dates; and the prompt answering of phones and taking messages.

The person in this position will frequently work by phone with criminal court personnel and other governmental departments, including law enforcement agencies. You will also provide constant customer care and attention to many clients who are anxious and in need of assistance.

No prior legal or secretarial experience is necessary as long as the applicant possesses the following qualities: The applicant should be highly motivated, and someone who is very professional in their demeanor, appearance and work habits. The applicant should also have a genuine, warm and pleasant personality, coupled with attention to detail, organizational ability, and the ability to work independently.

Other Requirements:

* Possess the ability to keep client confidences;
* "Attention to Detail" is a must have requirement;
* High proficiency with MS Word;
* Type 30+ wpm;
* Able to work under some pressure;
* Excellent writing and verbal skills;
* Motivated, self-starter with the ability to work alone.

The starting pay for this position is $14.00 per hour. However, after a successful completion of a six month probationary period the hourly pay may go up to $16.00. After a successful first year, the employee may receive additional pay raises and compensation. Others in this position have earned upwards of $19.00 per hour.

The person in this position is a expected to work approximately 20 - 32 hours per week. Our office offers no medical, health or retirement benefits, however we do offer scheduling flexibility and numerous paid days off along with major holidays after successful completion of a short probationary period. There may also be additional pay incentives and other perks as the employer may see fit.

Please respond via email with a brief handwriting sample that includes your reasons for applying, and how you think you can help our firm. Please attach your writing sample, a current resume and references to your email response. Thank you.