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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # DABZ710748

Legal Secretary The candidate will review of incoming mail and memoranda. Will manage diary response dates for pleadings and discovery. Calendar appearance dates. Confirm all appearances (with clients, court reporters, witnesses, and experts, etc.). Request continuances or extensions as needed. Schedule all depositions of parties, witnesses, experts, etc. (includes preparation of notices, extensive telephone contact, confirming letters, check requests, etc.). Arrange for court reporters, interpreters, videographers, conference rooms for depositions, and prepare calendar slips. Prepare subpoenas for service. Arrange for messengers for pick-up and/or delivery. Arrange for photocopying, service, mail, faxing, and/or personal delivery. Schedule/coordinate all travel arrangements. Answer phones, assist caller when possible, take messages, check voice mail, and return calls. Open and close files (New Matter Memos; Closed Matter Memos instructions to file room). Process expense reports. Should have 5+ years of legal secretarial experience. Knowledge of all local, state, and federal court procedures and requirements is needed. Must have knowledge of all applicable deadline/cut-off dates for trial, etc. Focus and attention to detail is required. Computer literate (Microsoft Office, NetDocuments, eDockets, etc.) is needed. Knowledge of both State and Federal court rules/calendaring.

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