Ford Agency

Legal Secretary

Employer
Ford Agency
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 15, 2018
Closes
Jun 19, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

The Ford Agency is seeking a professional Legal Secretary to join a law firm that works with a variety of corporate clients. The ideal candidate will have litigation and transactional experience, know how to efficiently and accurately manage document flow, and be able to brainstorm and collaborate with a team of attorneys. This is an excellent opportunity if you have significant prior experience and want to join a firm that values collaboration and teamwork in an overall excellent work environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce correspondence, reports and other legal documents
  • Proofread and redline documents for spelling and grammatical errors
  • Monitor calendar and deadline reminder systems
  • Coordinate monthly billing process
  • Create and format Table of Contents and Table of Authorities for documents
  • Review bills to ensure that the firm's standards are followed and clients are billed correctly
  • Greet clients and visitors and answer and direct phone calls
  • Coordinate travel and make folders with detailed information for the traveler
  • File and retrieve pleadings from various courts using ECF and Pacer
  • Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of experience at a law firm
  • Experience with corporate real estate or other transactional experience, required
  • Billing experience, preferred
  • Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate preferred
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Technical skills:
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, required
  • Experience with document management system, preferred
  • Professional verbal  and written communication skills
  • This is a direct hire position.  For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to:

    jobs@ford-agency.com

    Attn: Legal Secretary

    The Ford Agency

    1660 L Street, NW

    Suite 200

    Washington, DC 20036

    EOE

    To see more open positions available through The Ford Agency, please check out our website at www.ford-agency.com.

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