Litigation Legal Secretary

Employer
Legal E
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
$70,000 - $80,000; commensurate with experience.
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Closes
May 24, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

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 sstrauss@mylegale.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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