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Community Association Department Assistant

Company: Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Becker is a multi-practice, commercial law firm with international affiliates and 16 offices in Florida, New York, New Jersey and Washington, DC. Becker is a diverse commercial law firm that prides itself on client focused services and a commitment to always exceeding our client's expectations. We are looking for professionals who share the same commitment. Becker offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
Currently, we are seeking a Department Assistant for our main office located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The ideal candidate must have expert level computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment. We are seeking an experienced legal professional with strong skills who seeks advancement and growth and the opportunity to eventually learn to perform Paralegal duties. This is an excellent opportunity to continue an established legal career in a friendly and team oriented environment.

  • Prepares conflict information for submission.
  • Preparation of retainer agreements for final review.
  • Maintains files and records, to include file opening and closing, according to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Enters and maintains client contact information in client database according to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assists with general clerical and secretarial duties as requested, which may include assembling packages and other correspondence.
  • Assists with telephone screening and routing to appropriate personnel.
  • Assists with month-end billing processes.
  • Acts as the point person between their regional office and the marketing department. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, and representing the firm at various events such as seminars, trade shows, educational workshops, and webinars.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience:
    • High School Diploma required; Associate degree preferred.
    • A minimum of two years related experience in a law firm of corporate legal department environment required.
      Equal Employment Opportunity
      Becker is committed to diversity in the workplace. Workplace diversity refers to the protection, respect and inclusion of all of the attributes that each employee contributes to the workplace. We strive for a workplace that welcomes and respects all employees regardless of any protected class status, including, but not limited to, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, age, ancestry, and disability. We also acknowledge the other ways in which people are different, such as educational level, life experience, work experience, socio-economic background, and personality and recognize the value of these individual differences.
      We are wholly committed to creating hiring practices and a work environment that values and utilizes the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
      As such, it is the policy of Becker to recruit, employ, train, develop, and promote employees on the basis of individual qualifications, competence, and merit. We believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law. It is our goal to fully comply with the letter of the law, as well as its spirit and intent.
      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
      The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., Fort Lauderdale , Community Association Department Assistant, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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