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Professional Support Staff

Foster Swift has over 100 support staff positions including legal secretaries, paralegals and various administrative assistants. The firm has an outstanding reputation as a caring employer with excellent fringe benefits. We are proud to employ many long term employees and feel our low staff turnover rate is the best indicator of the fine place it is to work. Described by many as highly professional, yet friendly and family-oriented, Foster Swift is one of the finest law firms in Michigan. 

Foster Swift is currently seeking a Legal Assistant with strong litigation skills for our growing Michigan-wide law firm at our Grand Rapids location.

Required Skills:
A minimum of 5 years of law office experience in a litigation practice.
Extensive docketing skills.
A strong work ethic and the ability to work as part of a team.
Clear and effective communication skills (both oral and written).
Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems.
Great attention to detail and superior time-management skills.
The ability to successfully manage tasks with conflicting deadlines in a high volume, fast-paced law firm environment.
The ability to effectively and professionally interact with clients, attorneys and staff.

We offer:
A competitive starting salary.
37.5 hour work week.
Full line of benefits including:
family medical, dental and optical insurances, group life, and long-term and short-term disability coverages
immediate-entry into the 401(k) plan.  Firm paid PTO, Bereavement Leave and Holidays.
A fun, creative, collaborative environment where employees are recognized and appreciated.

We have low turnover, as we strive to hire motivated, experienced and caring individuals who work well within a team environment. All applications treated confidentially. EOE  

Individuals interested in working for a first rate law firm in any support position, we invite you to submit a written application, including your current resume to hr@fosterswift.com