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Title : Legal Secretary/assistant

Location : Oregon - Portland
Refer to Job # XIGP833459

Legal Secretary/Assistant Responsibilities: Ability to facilitate receptionist duties (answering phones, confidence in answering basic questions, etc.). Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate in person, by e-mail, and telephone and follow the instruction effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff. Ability to stay organized, calm, compassionate and be calming toward persons who may be emotional and /or anxious while also maintaining professional boundaries. Opens files, is able to do conflict of interest checks, and assists in maintaining client and general files. Provide support as needed by the office's legal assistant/paralegal and two attorneys. Prepare letters as needed using template software, and communicate with clients by phone and email on a daily basis. Assist two attorneys with project organization and deadline reminders on discovery received from client's and opposing parties. Performs e-filings, prepare pleadings notebooks, update indexes and prepare exhibit and /or discovery notebooks. Provides assistance in case/client needs including scheduling of attorneys. Qualifications: Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Document Management Systems, and ideally some experience with Amicus Billing Software or a comparable software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task, as well as superior attention to detail. Ability to work in a group setting part of a legal team.

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