Legal Secretary

Employer
State Farm
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID:req198Job Title:Legal SecretaryNumber of Openings:2Job Category:Para-Professional/Support Employment Type: Regular Full-TimeEmployment Type:Regular Full-TimeShift:FirstWeekends:Not RequiredLocation:Alexandria, VADuties and Responsibilities: Assists attorneys in handling assigned files and delivering legal services under attorney supervision Assists attorneys in effective and efficient resolution of files Applies specialized knowledge of legal procedures Litigation and/or legal secretarial experience desired Accurate typing skills required Must be proficient in software technology, tools and case management software Knowledge of legal and medical terminology, local and state rules regarding pleadings and pre-trial matters, deadlines and filing requirements Drafts routine correspondence, motions, pleadings, and subpoenas Provides litigation assistance by coordinating witnesses, schedules, exhibits for trials or hearings, and securing records Additional Details: May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work.*Personal Injury Litigation Secretary needed who possesses 4 - 7 years of industry knowledge.*Must have strong working knowledge of and the ability to prepare personal injury documents, including discovery documents and pleadings such as notices, motions, & orders. *Duties will also include, but are not limited to scheduling, document creation, maintaining attorney calendars, file maintenance, interaction with clients, opposing counsel, vendors and the courts. *Qualified applicants must possess strong communication and organizational skills. Must also possess initiative and the ability to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced environment. *Experience with Legal Files case management system and Hot Docs document assembly software is desirable, but not required. PI99446735