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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Georgia - Atlanta
Refer to Job # TOJL804415

This large, prestigious Chicago based law firm with offices throughout the US has established itself as being the premier, if not the best, labor and employment powerhouse firms in the nation. It now provides a range of legal services, including corporate and business law, general litigation, environmental and other related matters. Its clients include Fortune 500 companies, industrial and manufacturing companies, banks and brokerage houses, healthcare institutions, transportation companies and other media conglomerates. The atmosphere is light and confident, as the lawyers are assured that their expertise is rarely rivaled by many of the other firms. Compensation is the top of the market, and associates are expected to work long hours. This firm offers tremendous growth opportunities for resourceful and energetic attorneys.
Legal Secretary The candidate will draft, input, revise and finalize, routine correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents. File legal documents in federal and state courts, including e-filing in all courts and agencies; prepare documents for service of process; prepare case shell documents for use by attorneys. Verify all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are included with transmittal letters/memos. Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar. Maintain good public relations with clients. Review all incoming mail, distribute to teams as needed and upload to the DMS. Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery. Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and request checks as needed. Enter attorney time and send time entry reminders. Process client billing and assist with review and edit of bills as necessary. Schedule appointments and make arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel. Complete client/matter intake forms; request conflicts of interest checks; open new files and prepare files to be closed. Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g., word processing, receptionists, file clerks, office services). Provide overflow and absence coverage assistance as well as secretarial support for Secretarial Team Members attorneys. Complete other duties and projects as assigned. 10 years of litigation-based secretarial experience. (Labor and Employment experience is a plus). Recent experience at a large, national firm. Strong proofreading skills, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills. High degree of proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel). Legal citation and legal terminology expertise. Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, IManage, Chrome River, Forte or similar technology. The ability to organize, prioritize and meet the demands off multiple attorney assignments. Good attendance and punctuality.

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