Hunt & Associates P.C.

Jul 24, 2018

LEGAL ASSISTANT’S CORNER: Time is Always of the Essence

StopwatchesLegal assistants have chosen a career where time is always of the essence.  We understand that the matters we work on daily are often among the most important problems that will occur in our clients’ lives.  Everything in our work world comes with strict deadlines and a lot of pressure to get it done right, on time and without unnecessary expense to clients.  In a word, we deal with loads of stress every single day.… Read more

Mar 6, 2018

LEGAL ASSISTANT’S CORNER: Please Respect Our Time

The average legal assistant works for two or three attorneys.  Among other things, our job description includes drafting/editing/formatting/reviewing documents, obtaining records from various sources, disseminating documentation to all required parties, electronically filing documents with the court, knowing local/state/federal court rules, maintaining/organizing client files, scheduling appointments/hearings/depositions and interfacing with clients.  In smaller firms, it’s common that legal assistants wear additional hats such as receptionist, bookkeeper, office manager, marketing manager and countless more.  Our days are spent … Read more