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Public Finance Legal Administrative Assistant


The public finance legal administrative assistant will provide secretarial support to multiple public finance lawyers and work with other staff members in a variety of office settings. The selected candidate must have proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Office 2013, with a strong emphasis in Microsoft Word. Furthermore, the candidate must show a willingness to learn new software platforms unique to Kutak Rock while adapting to changing technology on a continuous basis. The ideal candidate is a well-organized professional that has the ability to work independently and within a team, has the ability to perform well under pressure, one who prioritizes and multi-tasks, and moves quickly between projects. Additionally, the ideal candidate has excellent verbal and written communication skills with an aptitude to interface with clients, lawyers and staff.


  • General office duties, such as preparing scans, copies, printing e-mails and documents
  • Prepare and/or edit legal transactional documents, correspondence, and/or contracts in draft and final form from handwritten, typed drafts or materials brought over from the Internet
  • Proofread documents for changes to be made before the final copy is produced
  • Perform document comparisons using WorkShare
  • Assist in managing closing documents and preparing closing binders including electronic closing binders and distribution via FedEx and Certified US Mail
  • Organize and maintain extensive sets of files, both paper and electronic
  • Proactively accept responsibility and take directions for work assignments and tasks
  • Exemplify high attention to detail
  • Work as a team player and cover for others in work area
  • Handle client matters (when appropriate) through telephone and email
  • Keep records and enter lawyers’ time and expenses for submission to Accounting Department
  • Maintain work calendars by scheduling appointments, conference calls, meetings and professional organization events
  • Coordinate with in-house conference center for meetings as needed
  • Prepare travel, hotel and car arrangements by using the Internet
  • Maintain e-mails and/or documents on our Document Management System (NetDocs) as determined by the attorneys and department
  • Must be flexible with other duties and hours when work demands


  • High School (or equivalent) required; college given preference
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, including use of Styles and Schemes
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
  • Experience with entering time and expenses for attorney's
  • Experience with E-filing

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Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 346-6000 or by emailing

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