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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Florida - Jacksonville
Refer to Job # UOEK804217

Legal Secretary The candidate will work with multiple attorneys providing a full range of support, including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings, and documents; calendar maintenance; various office and client filing, and electronic transcription. Engage in the work of the attorney by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects, utilizing available resources in order to achieve. Provide support to up to three attorneys in employment law matters and backup support as needed. Answer phones and communicate with clients on a daily basis. Act as liaison between internal departments and outside agencies. Preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings, documents, and other clerical assignments as directed. Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential time-sensitive material. Run conflict checks and open new client engagements as requested. Maintain calendars, CLE, reports, and time records. Book and organize travel arrangements including flights, hotels, transportation, make changes to reservations as needed. Maintain docketing for litigation attorneys. Transcribe electronic dictation and schedule depositions. Perform various office and client filing; proofreading documents. The candidate should have a High School diploma or equivalent education. A four-year college degree is preferred. Must have 3+ years of recent legal secretarial experience within a law firm, 1+ years of which in the labor and employment field. Should also have experience with Federal ECF filing and Indiana E-filing; experience with trial preparation and briefs, familiarity with state and federal rules and procedures, a solid understanding of technical legal terminology as well as court filings, and proficiency with generating Tables of Authorities. Knowledge of Office Suite 2007 including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Law firm billing software is a plus. Typing speed of 65+ wpm is required. Should have strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent proofreading skills; ability to multi-task, and timely respond to deadlines as well as balance workload; and strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level.

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