Uptown Law Firm seeks Full-time Administrative Assistant

Great opportunity to work in a multi-lingual environment with an international law firm in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Position is full-time. The position requires assisting a Managing Partner and other lawyers with day-to-day needs such as client correspondence, billing, filing, answering phones, updating spreadsheets, working on ad hoc projects and managing databases.

Ideal Candidates will have 1-5 years office experience at a law or accounting firm or other client-based
service industry, strong Excel and Apple OS/PC skills and the ability to effectively multi-task. Native or fluent German language ability is a must.


  • Writing letters and emails from dictation in German and English 
  • Billing and WIP/AR review 
  • Independently drafting of administrative letters, memoranda and general administrative documents 
  • Customer care/client management 
  • Assisting in all other ad hoc office duties 

Ideal Candidates:

  • Fluent in English AND German (native or fluent German language ability) 
  • Strong secretarial/administrative experience 
  • Fully computer literate with very good knowledge of Open Office, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. 
  • Knowledge of billing and attorney software (for example Rocket Matter, Quicken, TimeMatters, TimeSlips, Amicus, QuickBooks) as well as web-design/blog-design software (Joombla, WordPress, Typo3, Constant Contact etc.) is a plus 
  • Good management, organizational and numerical skills 
  • Hardworking team player 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Self-initiative and self-motivated 
Please send your application and resume to BridgehouseLaw, Attn: Judith Haensel, LL.M. via email judith.haensel@bridgehouselaw.us.
Best regards
und viele Grüße aus Charlotte
Reinhard von Hennigs