Legal administrators provide administrative functions and support for lawyers and paralegals of a legal establishment. It is your responsibility to transcribe and proofread legal documents. You will also process invoices, schedule court hearings as well as client meetings.
Legal administrators greet visitors, answer phone calls, carry out legal research, interact with solicitors and manage schedules. You are also responsible for the supervision of other members of the administrative staff, order of supplies, and oversee office arrangements.
The minimum educational requirement for this ole is a diploma in administrative studies or other related fields. Familiarity with legal terminologies and processes is a key requirement.
As a legal administrator, you are required to be very organized, professional, and courteous. You should be a good team player, be able to multitask and prioritize. Proficiency with word processing software like Microsoft Office is also an essential skill. The average annual salary of legal administrators is $53,752.