Chuhak & Tecson Careers

Current Openings

Oct 04, 2022

Legal Secretary/Assistant - Corporate and Transactional

Come join us! We’ll be Right there with you... We have great people and an inclusive culture. We focus on our clients through high responsiveness, mutual collaboration and solving their challenges and need you on our team!

What you’ll do:

  • Provide administrative and executive support for 2-3 attorneys in our corporate and real estate transactional practice.
  • Creating and maintaining spreadsheets and databases, handling confidential matters, drafting communications, knowledgeable in the preparation of legal documents including Agreements, Contracts, Affidavits, Auditor’s letters, Waivers, Notes, Disclosures, Opinion Letters, Engagement Letters, Conflict Letters, Promissory Notes, closing books and the procedures associated with real estate and corporate closings.
  • Create closing binders, both physical and in electronic forms.
  • Compose correspondence for attorneys.
  • Organize and maintain files for attorneys including filing correspondence and/or legal documents in a physical office filing system as well as an electronic document management system.
  • Analyze incoming correspondence for appropriate action and reply if pertaining to scheduling, billing or other administrative matters.
  • Assist with opening new business matters.
  • Close files in preparation for sending to offsite storage.
  • Make travel arrangements, appointments, schedule meetings and conference/video calls; and maintain client contact lists and attorney’s calendar in Outlook.

Who you are:

  • Someone with 5+ years of legal secretarial/assistant experience in transactional corporate and real estate law and familiar with corporate organizational documents such as articles of incorporation, bylaws and other formation documents.
  • A person with “mad” tech skills for today’s hybrid working environment. Specifically advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word 2016 & Word styles; Outlook (email and calendar scheduling, entry and maintenance of contacts); PDF programs (able to manipulate PDFs such as add text, change text, extract or add pages and perform conversions from Word to pdf and vice versa) and can type/keyboard 70-80 wpm (error free).
  • Someone with proficiency in: Excel, PPT and time-entry programs; Winscribe (machine transcription); Workshare compare (redline/blackline documents) and document management programs such as NetDocs (experience with and understanding of the search and filing functions). Also with in videoconferencing programs (Zoom) and knowledge of office equipment such as fax machines, scanners, photocopiers and calculators.
  • A person with demonstrated mastery of the English language, both oral and written; possessing exceptional attention to detail, proofreading and organizational skills.
  • A positive, flexible and proactive self-starter who has strong problem solving, social and interpersonal skills and can function both independently and within a team.
  • A strong communicator who is able to manage time and priorities, work collaboratively with attorneys to agree and juggle multiple assignments and deadlines, interface with clients and teammates.
  • A discerning individual who can work interdependently, promote inclusivity and maintain perspective and objectivity in a workplace.
  • A roll-up-your-sleeves team player who will pitch in where needed which could include assisting with reception coverage on a seldom, but as needed, basis.

What we give you:

  • Positive and helpful teammates.
  • Brand new offices with lots of natural light designed specifically with our Staff in mind.
  • A new outlook as we’re developing a holistically new market strategy as our Firm is growing and transitioning to a new generation.
  • Market-competitive compensation.
  • Subsidized BCBS health insurance. Firm-paid LTD and STD.
  • Generous PTO.
  • Hybrid work environment with at least one day working remotely and at times other days.
  • Other voluntary benefits; dental, vision, 401(k), pre-tax commuter transit and parking, flexible spending account and more.

Please send resumes to recruiting@chuhak.com.

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. recognizes that diverse teams make the strongest teams and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Disclaimer: This job description is subject to change or amendment at Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.’s discretion. The above statements are intended to generally describe the nature and level of work to be performed by the individual in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills so classified.

Our Values

Benefits

Chuhak & Tecson offers benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability coverage, as well as cafeteria and 401(k) plans. Additionally the firm offers competitive Paid Time Off (increasing with tenure) and seven paid holidays. It also offers jeans Fridays, first-Friday happy hours and a variety of employee-driven fun, fitness and philanthropic activities designed to meet the desires of our employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The firm affirms its policy to provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees. No person will be denied employment or benefits on the basis of age, gender, color, race, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief, status as a member of uniformed services, or disability that does not preclude performance of the essential job functions.