Legal Secretary/Temporary

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hourly Rate: $25.00 -$30.00


J&R Ross Agency, LLC, a professional legal recruiting firm, is seeking a Temporary Legal Secretary to join an established rapidly growing law firm. This temporary role has potential to become permanent and is a perfect fit for a Legal Secretary who is interested in joining an established law firm with a host of growth opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Must have 5+ years Litigation experience
  • This position is not a remote position and will require you to be in office
  • Knowledge of litigation (e-filings) and trial procedures, and federal and state court procedures and rules
  • Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Experience working with a document management system
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skill
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Work well under pressure, remain flexible, be proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service
  • Schedule depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters
  • Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings
  • Arrange and coordinate travel arrangements
  • Calendar depositions, hearings, trials and all associated dates.
  • Manage Outlook calendar of all appointments, conferences and meetings
  • Open new matters, run conflict checks for partner’s review, prepare engagement letters
  • Document management and organization, saving documents and emails to document management system.
  • Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures
  • Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
  • Submit attorneys expense reports
  • Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and able to prioritize, have a high level of organizational skills and possess a strong work ethic. This is truly a team environment and your legal knowledge, skills and reliability will be rewarded here! Employees are offered a generous benefits package and work with a great team.

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