Legal Secretary (DC)

Employer
Legal E
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted
Feb 15, 2019
Closes
Feb 19, 2019
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

LEGAL SECRETARY

LOCATION: Washington, DC (metro-accessible)

HOURS: Monday through Friday, 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.

International law firm seeks a Legal Secretary to join their DC office’s Secretarial Services Team.  As a member of the Firm’s professional staff, the Legal Secretary will play an integral role in providing high-quality service to clients.

Candidates should be dedicated and tech-savvy with a good sense of humor and the ability to work with different personalities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing administrative and secretarial support to attorneys, including secretarial team coverage and back-up support
  • Providing administrative and/or project support to various departments and personnel, as needed
  • Answering, screening, and placing phone calls; assisting and directing callers as appropriate
  • Opening, reading, and routing mail as directed
  • Preparing correspondence, documents, reports, and spreadsheets
  • Maintaining attorney and client files, records, and contact lists
  • Scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, and coordinating travel plans, as needed
  • Taking and transcribing dictation (e.g., fast notes, shorthand)
  • Assisting attorney(s) with administrative work and projects
  • Preparing attorney time records, expense reports, and check requests
  • Handling personal matters requested by attorney(s)
  • Performing frequent physical exertion, including: sitting, repetitive use of both hands, and lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least three (3) years of related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) with the ability to learn new software and operating systems (e.g., billing file management database)
  • Flexibility to adjust hours 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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