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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
Refer to Job # WDKR822442


Legal Secretary The candidate will work under the supervision of an attorney and will also provide support in assigned legal cases. Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers. Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues, and partners. Greet visitors and perform an initial screening of clients. Attend trials and type minutes. Write case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts, and testimony. Conduct thorough statistical/ documentary research. Source and verify important case intelligence. Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions, or petitions. Preserve an updated case record system. Answer phone calls, take notes/messages, and redirect calls when appropriate. Maintain and update inventories of contact details. Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders. Should have Legal Secretary certification or diploma. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Proven experience as a legal secretary is required. Knowledge of the constitution, legal terminology, regulations, and court system is needed. Knowledge of MS Office and the ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, transcription software, dictaphone, etc) is essential. Working knowledge of litigation management software systems is a plus. Proficiency in English is required. Outstanding time-management and typing skills are needed. The ability to multitask and be comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people is a must.
 
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