Legal Assistant/Receptionist

Santa Fe, NM 87504

Employment Type: Temporary Category: Legal Job Number: 7497 Compensation: $20-24/hour

Job Description

Are you seeking an opportunity as a Legal Assistant/Receptionist in Santa Fe? This esteemed law firm, specializing in administrative law, school law, general civil trial practice, personal injury law, and real estate law, is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. We're looking for a candidate with a solid background in administrative support and exceptional organizational and communication skills. Previous legal experience would be a significant advantage, as the chosen candidate will collaborate closely with attorneys and paralegals to deliver essential support.


$20-24/hour + Benefits

Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8-5


  • Assist attorneys with drafting legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings related to various practice areas.

  • Maintain and organize case files, including filing documents, scheduling hearings, and managing deadlines.

  • Coordinate communication between attorneys, clients, and other parties involved in legal proceedings.

  • Prepare and review legal documents for accuracy and completeness.

  • Assist with tracking billable hours and expenses.

  • Provide administrative support such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, and handling correspondence.

  • Keep common areas of the office organized and presentable

  • Offer refreshments to guests

  • Run errands  


  • Must be a people person and enjoy interacting with others in a professional setting

  • Strong administrative support skills

  • Previous experience working as a legal assistant is preferred.

  • Familiarity with document preparation.

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment

  • Professional demeanor and ability to maintain confidentiality.


Meet Your Recruiter

Abby Dietz

Originally from Pennsylvania, Abby Dietz moved to Santa Fe from Northern Virginia/DC Metro area in 2011.  She joined The Hire Firm in a temporary role but fit the culture so well we decided to keep her!  Her strong background in sales, customer service, and executive administrative skills was the perfect blend for a staffing and recruiting professional. Abby has a fantastic ability to quickly understand clients’ needs and match those needs with talented candidates. She now focuses on managing the firm bu still recruits because she enjoys it so much.  


Abby is a living success story for temporary and temp-to-hire opportunities and has obtained three long-term, rewarding positions in her career that started as temporary or temp-to-hire. She believes in what we do and knows first-hand how being open and flexible can lead to great opportunities. She would love to share her story with anyone who is curious about it!


When she’s not working, she enjoys recharging on backpacking trips, spending time with family, friends, and fur babies, and taking classes on whatever is currently of interest to her!  Her pronouns are she/her and she invites you to share yours. 

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