Litigation Legal Secretary
LITIGATION LEGAL SECRETARY LOCATION: Washington, D.C. ***Metro-accessible via Metro Center Metro Station or McPherson Square Metro Station HOURS: Monday through Friday, 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. International litigation firm seeks a polished Legal Secretary to support a high-level litigation Partner. RESPONSIBILITIES: >Providing administrative and secretarial support to attorneys, including secretarial team coverage and back-up support; providing administrative / project support to various departments and personnel, as needed >Answering, screening, and placing phone calls; directing calls and assisting callers as appropriate >Opening, reading, and routing mail as directed >Preparing correspondence, document, reports, and spreadsheets >Maintaining attorney and client files, records, and contact lists >Scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, and coordinating travel plans (domestic and international) as needed >Taking and transcribing dictation (e.g., fast notes, shorthand) >Assisting attorneys with administrative work / projects >Preparing attorney time records, expense reports, and check requests >Handling personal matters as requested by attorneys >Performing frequent physical exertion, including sitting, repetitive use of both hands, and lifting / carrying up to 10 lbs. >Other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS: >High school diploma or equivalent >At least three years of relevant experience >Proficiency in Microsoft Office (at least 70% accuracy) and the ability to accurately type at least 55 WPM; ability to learn additional software (e.g., billing file management database) >Working knowledge of basic legal terminology >Flexibility to adjust ours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs Please submit your resume in Word format to email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from you!