Timeshare Legal Practice Assistant

Burr & Forman LLP   Bluffton, SC   Full-time     Legal
Posted on June 7, 2024
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Burr & Forman LLP has an immediate opening in our Bluffton, SC office for a full-time, experienced Timeshare Legal Practice Assistant. This position is a unique opportunity to join a firm that prioritizes our clients, colleagues, and communities. Burr & Forman enjoys a highly collaborative culture in a familiar environment where individual contributions are recognized and valued. Our clients have local, national, and international interests, and the work we do is interesting and important. If you’re a service-minded professional with intellectual curiosity and excellent work ethic, please consider joining our team at Burr & Forman.  We offer a competitive salary complimented by a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, and generous paid time off.


  • Prepare, edit, and/or draft correspondence and legal documents such as deeds, agreements, affidavits, and trust certificates
  • Perform administrative duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and legal processes
  • Actively participate in the buy-back process, including data entry, distribution of signature pages, assembly of documents and final closing coordination
  • Order and review abstracting documents
  • Mail, fax, overnight or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence; open and screen incoming mail
  • Maintain calendars including transaction deadlines
  • Interact with clients as required
  • Open and maintain client files and organizational documents
  • Respond to inquiries for information
  • Copy and scan correspondence, documents, and other printed matter for retention purposes; prepare old files for offsite storage
  • Handle billing and accounting matters
  • Backup front desk receptionist
  • Other responsibilities as needed


  • At least two years of experience as secretary/assistant in a law firm or mortgage type environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook Suite
  • Ability to type 50 wpm
  • Associate's degree or equivalent or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Highly organized, detail-orientated, proactive, and a team player who takes ownership
  • Balance competing priorities and work effectively under pressure
  • Experience with Qualia and Simplifile preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Burr & Forman is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and promoting lawyers and staff without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military and protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, or disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Burr & Forman LLP

Bluffton , SC
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