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Legal Secretary job description

Job description

We are looking for a pro-active Legal Secretary. You will assist attorneys with support for legal cases as well as administrative tasks.

  • Research and verify case intelligence.
  • Preparation of documents required for litigation (e.g. trial preparation, Note of Issue).
  • Manage the office calendar, schedule depositions.
  • Handle correspondence of all types (e.g. written, electronic, in-person, and/or phone).
  • Prepare client invoices.
  • Organize travel arrangements, including booking hotels and airline tickets.
  • Complete time sensitive materials with the required urgency.
  • Coordinate audio/video and other equipment for virtual meetings and conferences.
  • Utilize the document management system to file paperwork appropriately.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • [X] year(s) experience working as a Legal Secretary.
  • Familiarity with the rules of court litigation.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs.
  • Ability to type [X] words per minute.
  • Excellent multitasking and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • Legal Secretary certification of diploma.