National law firm seeks an experienced Legal Secretary with a strong litigation background. The primary focus of this position is to enhance attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support. A successful applicant must be able to prioritize workload to meet deadlines and client needs in a fast paced environment.
-Produces information by formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
-Must be able to redline and format large documents.
-Conserves attorneys time by reading, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents.
-File documents with state and federal courts.
-Maintains files of correspondence and other records.
-Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling meetings, teleconferences, and travel.
-Typing 50+ WPM; Proficient in Microsoft Office 2013; Adobe Acrobat, Outlook.
-Organizational skills to work independently and meet deadlines in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
-Communication skills to interact with all levels of internal staff, attorneys, management and external clients of the firm.
-Time management skills to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately.
Experience Preferred/Additional Education
-1+ years in specific practice area or related clerical experience
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