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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # DIHW863012

# Legal Secretary is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm in the United States and London, and they are currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join their fast-paced team in the Dallas office. This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm. ## Qualifications - Must have 5+ years Litigation experience, insurance defense preferred - Prior experience with litigation procedures and processes, e-filing, and creating table of authorities a plus - Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules - Experience with filing briefs (Table of Contents and Table of Authorities) - Must be a team player - Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment - Able to prioritize and multitask / organize yourself to be able to concurrently manage several tasks - Able to work independently / self-motivated - Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) - Experience using a Document management System a must - familiarity with iManage a plus - Strong written and verbal communication skills ## Responsibilities - Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents - Draft and send routine correspondence - Prepare court forms such as notices, motions, and other simple pleadings - E-file court filings in both State and Federal Court - Open new matters and process matter for closing - Document management and organization, ensuring documents are properly saved to Document Management System - Become familiar with court rules and agency rules and filing procedures as well as client guidelines - Calendaring: maintain attorney calendars and ensure all dates/deadlines, conferences, and depositions are calendared - Manage expense reimbursement - Retrieve court decisions from Westlaw - Creating, maintaining and updating contact sheets/ Docket sheets - Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting ## Benefits is a firm that focuses their commitment to both their clients and their employees by providing the following benefits: - Excellent Benefits - Generous PTO plan - Excellent growth and advancement opportunities - Corporate Discount Plans The annualized salary range for this position is $55,000 to $70,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. ## Interested? If you are interested in joining the team and becoming a Legal Secretary in their Dallas office, please consider applying online or sending your credentials to *******@******* and putting "Dallas Legal Secretary" in the subject line. 5+ years Litigation experience, insurance defense preferred

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