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Title : Legal Assistant/legal Secretary

Location : - Minnesota
Refer to Job # RDJY794239

Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary Duties: Transcribe, type, and proofread correspondence, memos, and documentation for mechanical errors. Draft routine documents. Format briefs, correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents. Prepares templates. Perform work accurately and within established deadlines. Know and understand court rules regarding preparation and service of documents including e-filing. Know and understand most or all of the specialized functions of Microsoft Office; keep-up-to-date on all computerized functions. Learn most of the functions of the case and document management system. Indexes mail into the case/document management system by entering required data timely and accurately. Answer telephone in a professional manner, take accurate messages and deliver them in a timely manner. Initiate and return client calls, when asked. Submit accurate employee and attorney time sheets on a timely basis and use initiative in assisting timekeepers with the timekeeping and billing process. Keep up-to-date on various billing requirements for clients. Maintain daily calendar to meet deadlines and follow-up on important filing. Ensure both physical and electronic files are current and organized Supports case preparation by preparing materials for mediation and trial, exhibit, and hearing books, organizing materials for timekeeper case review, etc. Set up meetings, medical exams, depositions, vocational evaluations, etc. both inside and outside of the office. Make arrangements for service of process, other deliveries, court reporters, depositions, and conference rooms. Make travel arrangements. Maintain contact and coversheets for clients, experts, witnesses, etc. Handle responsibilities delegated by timekeepers. Set priorities well; deal with competing concerns of two or more timekeepers. Updates job knowledge by participating in education opportunities; reading professional publications regarding technology and e-filing requirements. Qualifications: Demonstrate ability to perform core technological competencies in Microsoft Office, e-filing, and case/document management system. Understand and conform to the firm's policies and procedures. Schedule: 24-40 hours per week

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