Looking for a Job Opportunity at The Van Winkle Law Firm?

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.

Legal Assistant– Asheville, NC

The Van Winkle Law Firm is seeking a part-time Legal Assistant to join our real estate 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. Compensation is dependent on experience and skill set. The position is part time (16-20 hours per week).

Duties include:

  • Serving as liaison between firm, clients, real estate offices, lending institutions, insurance agencies, developers, surveyors and other parties
  • Preparing closing paperwork
  • Handling Post-closing activities including mailings and correspondence
  • Handling File Opening and Closing
  • 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
  • Demonstrating good judgment and professionalism, and exhibiting flexibility and versatility to provide support
  • Demonstrating strong reasoning and resolution skills

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 its systems
  • Experience in Real Estate is a plus
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills, and proficient word processing skills
  • Ability to work well independently 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.