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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # EJYR746278

Legal Secretary Duties: Operate computer and transcribe dictation as needed. Prepare correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents from written and oral drafts, standard correspondence and other documents. Perform pdf scanning of documents, court e-filings and electronic pleading clips as required. Screen telephone calls and take messages for attorneys and paralegals. Receive clients and visitors. Maintain good public relations with clients. Observe confidentiality of attorney-client relationship. Read, sort and date incoming mail. Ensure that outgoing mail is delivered timely and specify types of delivery. Perform time entry and calendaring for attorneys and paralegals. Review bills and prepare cover letters for bills sent to clients. Open new files, requests conflict of interest checks, maintain client and general file, conduct periodic review of possible storage of older files and prepare files to be closed. Assist other secretaries as time permits and as requested by other attorneys or Office Administrator. Make travel arrangements and prepare expense reports for attorneys. Enter invoices into Chrome River for payment. Perform miscellaneous filing and clerical tasks. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. 5-7 years of transactional experience preferred. Previous law firm experience required. Excellent spelling and proofreading skills Intermediate Microsoft Word skills. Typing (50+ wpm.) Dictaphone skills. Knowledge of court filing procedure, including electronic filing Working knowledge of internet navigation Ability to organize, prioritize and produce quality work. Ability to effectively multi-task. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written. Adaptable to changing demands from multiple people. Detail and deadline oriented Self-motivated and flexible in order to complete assignments in a timely manner.

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