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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Category: Administration
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a


Benchmark Human Services is a national provider of services to people with disabilities for over sixty years. Our Fort Wayne, IN office is looking for a full-time Legal Assistant to provide administrative, research and general support to corporate counsel. Experience is preferred but not required. This full-time position will work from Benchmark Corporate office on Bluff ton Road.

Provide administrative, research and general support to corporate counsel


  • Provide administrative and legal research assistance to corporate counsel.
  • Draft correspondence.
  • Draft simple and complex legal documents.
  • Follow-up on contracts with governmental and private entities.
  • Assist in preparing cases for all phases of litigation.
  • Prepare and submit applications for various local and state licensing.
  • Provide logistical assistance as needed (i.e. calendaring, filing, etc.)
  • Organize in execution and internal and external tracking of contracts.
  • Research employment issues and assist in preparation of EEOC and other agency/court submissions.
  • Act as liaison with internal departments and personnel.
  • Accurately and timely maintain projects, noting significant developments or communications as needed.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals. 


  • Competitive wages
  • Health dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Discount Program
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Profit Sharing


  • Excellent reading comprehension skills.
  • Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail, organization and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of standard office technology and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong time management skills


  • Possess a 2 or 4 year paralegal degree from an accredited institution or equivalent education/experience.
  • Minimum of one to two years’ experience as a paralegal preferred.
  • Transactional or litigation experience preferred.
  • Transcript and three professional references required.


If interested, please apply online: or email resumes to [email protected] Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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