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Legal Assistant / Receptionist

Law firm in Brentwood, TN is saying good-bye and congratulations to its long-time employee and friend who will retire this year after 14 years with the firm. The firm seeks a candidate to step in as a Legal Assistant/Receptionist and oversee the front office in her place.

The Position

The Legal Assistant/Receptionist is the gatekeeper of the firm. This team member will be the first point of contact for all visitors in person or by phone. As such, he or she will need to be patient, courteous, sincere, friendly, and professional at all times. All administrative duties are secondary to the responsibility of providing a welcoming first impression for all who reach out to

The Legal Assistant/Receptionist will have the following duties:


  • Supervise front office

  • Greet clients and visitors in a friendly, professional manner

  • Answer and properly direct incoming calls

  • Manage attorney calendars

  • Respond to online inquiries from potential clients

  • Process payments

  • Manage client filing system from open to close

  • Operate firm case management software

  • Draft correspondence

  • Copy and scan sensitive documents

  • Review, finalize, and mail packages

  • Process incoming mail

  • Update spreadsheets

  • Order and inventory office supplies

  • Assist management team with A/R and A/P

The Requirements

  • 5 years of clerical office experience

  • Microsoft Office Suite knowledge


The Schedule and Reward

  • Full-Time

  • Compensation begins at $40,000 with an opportunity for negotiation and increase after 90-day introductory period


The Process

In your cover letter, please discuss the following topics:


  • How will you distinguish yourself as the gatekeeper of this firm?

  • What experience do you have serving others?

  • Tell us something interesting about yourself.

Please forward your cover letter and résumé to Mrs. Jaime Millsap, Managing Director.


At Cook Tillman Law Group, we understand your desire for privacy. Many of our clients are business owners, wealthy individuals, entertainers, and high-profile public figures, and we do all we can to protect your privacy as well as your interests.

You can rest assured that we will keep your personal affairs in strict confidence. We commonly create trusts and other planning vehicles that are designed to keep your name and your holdings private.

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