Legal Assistant


Legal Assistant

Posted: May 24, 2023

About us:

Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., a law firm founded in 1920, is a single source for valuable legal expertise. We assist businesses and individuals in maximizing and protecting their corporate and personal assets from locations in Eau Claire, Green Bay, Wausau, and Wisconsin Rapids. More than 45 attorneys serve our clients in a collaborative manner, utilizing their collective talents and skills to exceed their expectations.

Where we are located:

Our modern and comfortable office space is located near the Fox River in downtown Green Bay on the corner of Adams and Cherry Street. The Downtown District, the heart of Green Bay, is home to thriving businesses, a growing mix of residential options, locally owned eateries, and exciting events! Our office boasts convenient proximity to area events such as Fridays on the Fox, CityDeck Family Shows, Comedy on the Deck, Artfest Green Bay, and the weekly farmer’s market.

Why we are looking for YOU:

We are seeking a Legal Assistant to join the team in our Green Bay office. We are looking for YOU because you thrive in a fast-pace environment and have a desire to learn. Experience is not required. In fact, our most successful support staff come to us from a variety of industries (ex. restaurants, car rental service, retail, daycare, and many more). If this sounds like you, please come talk to us!

What we have to offer:

We offer a collaborative working environment and software and technology to improve efficiency. In addition to the opportunity for growth and development, we offer a competitive salary, generous paid time off, and a complete benefits package.

What we expect:

The candidate must possess a desire to learn, first and foremost. The candidate must also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, initiative, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, both independently and as part of a team. The position requires skilled knowledge of punctuation, grammar, and proofing of the English language.

What you will do on any given day:

  •  Open, read, and route incoming mail and other records.
  • Schedule daily and future activities, and make appropriate arrangements (i.e., conference room reservations, meetings, etc.).
  • Proof, verify, and edit various correspondence and documents.
  • Process and reply to internal and external communications.
  • Develop an excellent rapport with clients through telephone contact, by handling telephone calls professionally and giving pertinent information to callers, and accurately taking messages.
  • Attend client meetings when necessary.
  • Set up and maintain filing systems for office functions.
  • Manage professional schedules for appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements.
  • Provide back up support to other legal assistants and attorneys across all four offices.

What you’ll need:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent skills in proofreading.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Courteous personality with professional demeanor.
  • Ability to deal discreetly with sensitive financial and business information and maintain strict confidentiality of such information.
  • Ability to handle all situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • Computer skills to navigate Windows products including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Teamwork mindset.


Microsoft Office: 1 year

Authorized to work in the United States

If interested, please send your resume to HR Director Kelly Thyne [email protected].

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