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Become a Part of Our Firm’s Longstanding History of Legal Excellence

At The Van Winkle Law Firm, we believe in doing all that we can to help the individuals and families throughout Asheville, Charlotte, and Hendersonville. Our attorneys strive to raise the legal bar of excellence, and one way we do this is by recruiting well-qualified, hard-working individuals to join our family of professionals. With three office locations, our staff of attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants continues to grow as the needs of our clients grow as well. Throughout our 100+ years of service, we have earned a respectable reputation in the North Carolina legal community, and we are looking for individuals to help further strengthen that reputation.

Current Openings

Legal Administrative Assistant– Asheville, NC

The Van Winkle Law Firm is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join our Creditors Rights Practice in our Asheville, NC office. This position provides support in a fast paced, dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a hands-on, positive, "can-do" approach. This position holds the possibility for advancement based on performance and fit with the Practice. Compensation is dependent on experience and skill set.

Duties include:

  • Managing traditional administrative needs of the legal team including multiple attorneys and staff
  • Managing daily workflow including scheduling appointments, maintaining calendars, and being a helpful resource to the team
  • Proactively ensuring the legal team has adequate support
  • Preparing confidential documents and correspondence
  • Demonstrating good judgment and professionalism, and exhibiting flexibility and versatility to provide support
  • Demonstrating strong reasoning and resolution skills
  • Performing special projects as required to increase the professional effectiveness and efficiency of the legal team

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required, advanced skills or education is a plus
  • Willingness to learn the Practice and it’s systems
  • Experience in Creditors Rights and/or Litigation is a plus
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills, and proficient word processing skills
  • A self-starter who takes initiative, anticipates next steps and has high energy
  • Ability to work well independently, make decisions, facilitate and manage deadlines
  • Exceptional flexibility and strong prioritization skills and the capability to adapt to change
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of individuals

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers@vwlawfirm.com.

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