Lead Legal Secretary

Washington D.C.
May 31, 2018
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time
Lead Legal Secretary/Supervisor sought for large Downtown DC firm.  

In addition to your daily duties as a legal secretary supporting one to two attorneys, you will monitor/supervise support staff daily attendance and timesheet accuracy;  arrange backup coverage for staff that’s away; oversee workload, coordinate assistance and backup; assist with new-hire orientation and training, coach and mentor staff; conduct disciplinary actions, counseling and terminations; interview prospective applicants, prepare and participate in annual reviews; identify areas for training and other duties as assigned.    

Best candidates will have:

  • Degree – Associates, Bachelors or Masters
  • Paralegal certificate
  • Experience as a lead legal secretary
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Experience with Lexis/Nexis and WestLaw
  • Five plus years litigation legal secretary experience
  • Proficiency with litigation support technology, and review, production and trial experience


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