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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # QBSA833170

Legal Secretary Duties: The candidate will prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents. Draft and send routine correspondence. Prepare court forms such as notices and other simple pleadings. E-file court filings in both State and Federal court, in this and other jurisdictions. Open new matters/process matters for closing. Document management and organization. Ensure that documents are properly saved to the Document Management System. Become familiar with court and agency rules and filing procedures as well as client guidelines. Create and maintain case contact sheets. Maintain attorney calendars and ensure all dates/deadlines are calendared. Deposition scheduling and managing expense reimbursements. Manage bills for third-party vendors, process check requests, and follow up with accounting. Qualifications: The candidate should have 4+ years of Defense Litigation experience. Experience in medical malpractice is a plus. Prior experience with e-filing and litigation procedures and processes is a must. Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules. Experience with filing briefs, TOC and TOA. Must be a team player. Experience using a Document Management system is a must - Familiarity with iManage is a plus. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment. Able to prioritize and multitask/organize. Able to work independently; self-motivated. Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel). Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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