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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Missouri - Springfield
Refer to Job # RNKD825996

Legal Secretary Responsibilities and Duties: Completes administrative duties such as making copies, typing documents, responding to emails and telephone calls, and preparing mail. Drafts and files basic legal documents and correspondence using proper templates. Organizes and maintains documents in paper and electronic filing systems, making them available and easily accessible to attorneys. Assists in scheduling depositions, preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas, preparing and serving discovery requests, generating status reports, and files pleadings and other documents with state and federal courts. Corresponds with counsel, courts, and clients. Coordinates appointments, including logistics if necessary. Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinates case preparation. Maintains calendars, schedules, and contact lists for several attorneys. Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential. Performs other duties and tasks as assigned by paralegals and attorneys. Qualifications: Must have a High school diploma or equivalent. Must have proven working experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary or ability to demonstrate quick learning and work in a fast-paced environment. Should have familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system or ability to demonstrate the prompt acquiring of new skills. Must have working knowledge of case management or other types of software; Computer literacy and excellent typing skills; proficiency with Microsoft Word; ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure; time management skills and attention to detail. Transcription and dictation experience is a plus.

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