Legal Administrative Assistant - Legal Secretary

Washington, DC
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
The Washington, DC office of a mid sized law firm is actively seeking an experienced Legal Secretary. The ideal candidate will understand how law firms function, and be a team player.If you are looking to work with a firm with cutting edge resources this could be the right opportunity for you!Responsibilities: Perform a variety of administrative and legal secretarial duties including drafting, revising and proofreading correspondence and other legal documents, creating and maintaining client files, calendaring transaction deadlines, preparing closing binders. Maintain electronic calendar of meetings and appointments and apprises lawyers of responsibilities in advance of commitment. Maintains contacts in Outlook for assigned lawyers, pursuant to lawyers' preference. Maintains list of principal contacts or working group lists for each client and matter. Maintain and update client litigation files in accordance with standards set by the Records Management Center using the electronic Records Management database. Must have thorough knowledge of indexing litigation files. Maintains current files for all correspondence. Work with the Accounting Department to coordinate client bills, generates monthly internal utilization reports, provides monthly and/or quarterly estimate reporting data, analyzes billing data, and responds to miscellaneous client inquiries/requests. Processes new business forms, new client/matter reports, and conflict of interest checks. Inputs daily diaries for lawyers in electronic Time Billing System.Qualifications: 2 + years legal secretary experience at a law firm Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledEqual Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledTo read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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