Legal Secretary (DC)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!