Office Support Assistant

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 675 attorneys and 1,000 on our team firm-wide, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is seeking an Office Support Assistant to serve our team in Taft's Dayton office.

We are seeking an Office Support Assistant with 1+ years of office experience to provide administrative support to our team in the Dayton office. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy — in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Essential Duties:

  • Enters time and drafts bills for attorneys.
  • Drafts and edits a variety of legal documents.
  • Maintains paper and electronic files.
  • Opens and closes client matters/files.
  • Manages physical mail for attorneys.
  • Provides back-up coverage for receptionist.
  • Answers phones and takes messages.
  • Assists attorneys in managing client contacts and emails.
  • Provides other general office task as requested.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or one to two years of related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • One to two years of related work experience in a professional service firm preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), Nuance PDF Converter, and Document Management software.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong time-management, organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet strict deadlines and respond in a timely manner.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Alycen Cummings, acummings@taftlaw.com.


Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.