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Job Title: Legal Receptionist

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly organized and professional Legal Receptionist to join our team. The Legal Receptionist will be responsible for greeting clients, answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, and performing various administrative tasks. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a friendly demeanor, and a strong attention to detail.


  • Greet clients and visitors in a professional and friendly manner
  • Answer and direct phone calls to the appropriate person or department
  • Schedule appointments and maintain calendars
  • Perform various administrative tasks such as filing, photocopying, and scanning documents
  • Assist with the preparation of legal documents and correspondence
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and packages
  • Maintain a clean and organized reception area


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a receptionist or in a similar role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other office software
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures is a plus

Working Conditions: The Legal Receptionist will work in a professional office environment. The position may require occasional overtime or weekend work.

Physical Requirements: The Legal Receptionist may be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 25 pounds.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, and a 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Legal Receptionist

What is the best way to find and hire a Legal Receptionist near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Legal Receptionist applicants. Employers posting their Legal Receptionist job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Legal Receptionist applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Legal Receptionist are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 20 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Legal Receptionist positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Legal Receptionist role?
SMS has 91% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Legal Receptionist job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Legal Receptionists are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 102% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Legal Receptionist applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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