The Nielsen Group
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • $17-$20 Hour
  • 5 Alfred Street, Biddeford, ME 04005
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Legal Administrator

Legal Administrator

The Nielsen Group is looking for a Legal Administrator with exceptional administrative skills in a fast-paced environment.  The Legal Administrator must work closely with our attorneys, and so familiarity with legal principles is necessary.  The right candidate works well independently, and with tight deadlines.  The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, exercise sound judgment, and have superior written and verbal communication skills.  Top candidates are pro-active, possess strong computer skills, and apply superior time management skills. 

The Legal Administrator is a full-time, in-office position.  

Legal Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Manage legal calendar for busy small law practice 
  • Conduct intake interviews of potential clients
  • Maintain legal files, physical and electronic
  • Open and close legal files
  • Draft routine communications to clients
  • Draft routine motions
  • Interface with Courts, other organizations or agencies
  • Maintain databases and tracking systems
  • Ensure efficient and effective administrative assistance

Legal Administrative Requirements:

  • Certificate in Legal Studies or related (desirable), Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Minimum one year experience in a legal environment
  • Brilliant written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to grasp and interpret legal concepts and principles
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of databases and tracking systems
  • Fantastic organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and closely with Firm attorneys
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, case management software, scheduling software

The Nielsen Group is committed to the health and safety of employees and clients.  Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status is required for employment. 

The Nielsen Group offers a competitive compensation package.  Submit resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three references via e-mail to  No phone calls. 


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