Junior Legal Secretary

Employer
Palmer Staffing Services
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 25, 2021
Ref
2130630562
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Location: Washington, DC Status: Temp-to-Hire Salary: DOE Palmer Staffing Services is seeking a sharp, dedicated legal assistant to begin ASAP with a DC Law Firm. Hours - 9:30am - 5:30pm. Start Date - Immediately Job Description Job Title: Secretary to Associates/Receptionist SUMMARY Provides secretarial, word processing, administrative and clerical support for lawyers; provides back-up telephone coverage and support for other lawyers in the area. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Provides general administrative support for lawyers which may include creating, editing, and formatting correspondence and legal documents. Organizes and maintains file system, arranges meetings, conferences and travel plans, and submits both billing and entry forms daily. Establishes and maintains effective communication via telephone and in person with lawyers, clients, administrative staff and others. Maintains daily and advance calendars for lawyers. Safeguards the firm's confidential information. Handles confidential matters as directed. Meet and greet visitors. Answer phones and direct calls appropriately. Coordinates conference center needs and reservations. Performs all other clerical tasks as required. In addition, responsibilities related to maintaining firm and client information are to be adhered to by all employees. This includes complying with the firm's information security policies, protecting firm assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference, and reporting security events or potential events or other security risks to management. QUALIFICATIONS Strong spelling, grammar and communication skills and word processing skills needed. How To Apply: Please respond with your resume for consideration. We welcome all candidates that meet the REQUIRED qualifications with recent relevant experience. Palmer Legal Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. About Us: Palmer is an award winning staffing agency offering direct hire, temp-to-hire, and temporary placements for administrative, management, executive, legal and more. We represent more than 500 of the finest law firms and legal departments in the DC area. Palmer Google reviews = 4.7 stars, visit online to see what other Palmer candidates have to say about us. You are more than just a "number"! Visit www.plsdc.com and view our job board, contact a recruiter, link to our Facebook and LinkedIn pages. Job Type: Full-time

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