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Are you a Legal Secretary looking for an opportunity to advance you career?

If you have proactive attitude, strong customer service orientation and multi-tasking abilities, we have a perfect job for you!

We are seeking to hire a Legal Secretary to join our dynamic team. This is a great opportunity for a junior to mid-level secretary with strong legal support skills.

Your job will be to perform a wide range of secretarial, administrative and legal office procedures and work closely with other team members and staff.

Legal Secretary duties and responsibilities

  • Research and verify case intelligence
  • Preparation of documents required for litigation (e.g. trial preparation, Note of Issue)
  • Manage the office calendar, schedule depositions
  • Proofread and edit correspondence to correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Handle correspondence of all types (e.g. written, electronic, in-person and phone)
  • Print and file correspondence
  • 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
  • Prioritize, manage multiple assignments and communicate the status of assignments in a timely manner
  • Work closely with other team members and staff

Legal Secretary qualifications and requirements

  • Previous working experience as a Legal Secretary for [X] year(s)
  • Legal Secretary certification of diploma
  • 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
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

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