Litigation Legal Secretary

Palmer Legal Staffing
Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Title: Litigation Legal SecretaryCompany: Palmer Legal StaffingLocation: Washington, DC (Temporarily Remote)Status: Direct HireSalary: Up to $90K DOEJob Description:A DC law firm is seeking a Litigation Legal Secretary with strong litigation experience to join their team. This person will be supporting at least 2 Partners and other associates. The secretary provides administrative client services to both internal and external clients and reports to the Director of Business Operations. This is an exciting career opportunity for those who want to expand their hands-on legal and litigation experience and work in an exciting, team-oriented environment. The position is temporarily remote, but will be starting in office in January 2022. Job Responsibilities: Coordinate and manage legal practice tasks and projects including litigation court filings (paper and electronic); Communicate with clients and others in the handling of projects and issues;Coordinate administrative functions and facilitate completion of tasks including such as finance/ billing-related tasks, time and expense entry, opening of new matters, client presentations, meetings and other administrative projects as assigned;Coordinate with and delegate to Firm resources including DPS, Williams Lea, Client Service Center, practice support or similar departments in International offices in the handling of tasks and projects;Manage the legal and administrative practices of attorneys and facilitate service levels that meet client requirements; Other tasks as assigned; andWork overtime as required.Job Requirements:Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree (preferred, but not required); 5+ years of litigation experience (preferred);Advanced ability to organize, prioritize, coordinate, delegate and work as part of a team;Advanced proficiency in handling court filings, understanding of court rules, and litigation-related procedures;Advanced to Expert proficiency in rules of English grammar, spelling and punctuation; bilingual proficiency as may be required;Advanced proficiency in MS Word and document editing/comparison applications;Advanced proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications;Proficiency in MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications;Proficiency in MS PowerPoint and presentation applications; andAdvanced knowledge of time keeping, expense processing and legal billingHow 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 and view our job board, contact a recruiter, link to our Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

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