Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Business Law Job Opening

We have an opportunity for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join our Business Law team. Under general supervision, this position supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing administrative and technical assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized paralegal/legal assistant tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This full-time onsite position supports two partner-level attorneys as primary assignments, and by the nature of the position, it involves considerable use of initiative, organization and judgement.

Essential Functions

  • Preparing Documents: Using word processing and document management software, processes correspondence and memoranda, as well as complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group.  Prepares, formats, proofreads, and edits various documents and business correspondence in a timely, appropriate manner.
  • Organization:  Helps to organize and manage practices for assigned attorneys.  Reviews communications and manages deadlines for assigned attorneys. 
  • Processes:  Maintains calendars for assigned attorneys, including meetings, due dates, and client-related matters, while considering competing priorities and deadlines.  Facilitates project coordination, follow-ups, and progress tracking.
  • Maintains Files: Organizes and maintains confidential client files in compliance with internal policies.
  • Communication Liaison: Assists with client intake and scheduling.  Professionally manages phone calls, emails and other correspondence, ensuring prompt and accurate responses.
  • Timekeeping and Billing: Submits time entries for assigned attorneys in a timely manner. Assists attorneys with review of pre-bills and invoices. Coordinates client billing matters with the accounting department.
  • Courts and Governmental:  Files legal documents with state and federal courts and records deeds and other real estate documents.  Coordinates with courts, as well as city and county offices for various client matters.
  • Provides general administrative support.


  • 5+ years of experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or equivalent training or experience, or bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize workload and efficiently handle multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and initiative in anticipating what needs to be done.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office and document management software.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP offers robust Benefits for employees that includes: Paid Time Off, 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, affordable Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, firm-paid Life and Short/Long Term disability insurance, Paid Parking, Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of health care expenses, and an Employee Assistance Program.

Firm Overview

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP, the largest law firm in the Evansville/Tri-State area, is dedicated to effectively serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Our philosophy of effective representation has earned us our reputation of providing results-oriented legal services with high levels of satisfaction among our diverse range of clients.  Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP and many of our attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in a wide range of practice areas.

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP is committed to embracing diverse perspectives, creating equitable opportunities, and ensuring that everyone’s voices are valued. These objectives are met through firm leadership, operational practices, knowledge building, and supporting diverse vendors and community organizations.  We are committed to making decisions based on qualifications, performance and ability.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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If you are interested in joining our team, please send your résumé (preferably in .pdf format) to Christy Streicher or mail to:

Christy Streicher
Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP
P.O. Box 3646
Evansville, IN 47735-3646

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