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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Missouri - Kansas City
Refer to Job # WNRO862503


Salary and Benefits We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a 401K with employer contribution. Job Summary A legal secretary is needed to join a law firm in Kansas City, MO. The successful candidate will work with a minimum of three attorneys and perform a variety of duties, including the preparation, editing and filing of various legal documents; transcription of correspondence; scheduling of appointments and calendaring; communicating with all necessary parties for the efficient handling of the desk and handling various other tasks as assigned by the attorneys or Office Administrator. This is a full-time position working 37.5 hours per week with a competitive salary and benefits package including a 401K with employer contribution. Required Qualifications Minimum of three (3) years experience in a law office environment Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Knowledge of all State and Federal Court procedures and requirements Knowledge of all applicable deadline/cut-off dates for trial, discovery, etc. (in both State and Federal Courts) Expertise in calendaring; electronic filings (both State and Federal); preparation of tables of contents and tables of authorities Ability to listen and follow directions Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure as required by deadlines, etc. Attention to detail required, strong proofreading skills Ability to exhibit professionalism and promote positive work habits, including effective and timely communication, teamwork and respect for co-workers Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with little supervision; must be well organized Ability to delegate, as needed, and to work cooperatively with staff support departments Ability to understand and apply the firm's practices and procedures Ability to comply with safe work practices, including the use of safe work procedures, maintenance of a safe work area and the use of safety equipment Legal Secretary A law firm in Kansas City, MO is looking for a legal secretary to join their team. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a law office environment and have advanced skills in Microsoft Office. Job Responsibilities Work with a minimum of 3 attorneys Perform secretary functions for attorneys requiring knowledge of format, procedures and legal terminology Transcribe information from typed or handwritten notes, shorthand or dictation. Ensure that grammar, spelling and citations are accurate and formatted correctly Prepare, edit, proofread and maintain a variety of legal documents, including but not limited to, correspondence, motions, subpoenas, opinions, complaints, declarations, discovery requests and pleadings associated with discovery and trial preparation Schedule appointments, depositions conference calls, site inspections, medical examinations and various other appointments, including travel and company-related business for the attorneys assigned to the desk, as well as confirm prior to appointment, after scheduling. Order court reporters, interpreters, videographers and conference rooms, as needed Prepare and process check requests, expense reimbursement requests, invoices, AP/AR information and other financial documents are required Answer phones, assist callers when possible, take messages, check voice mail and return calls, prepare memorandum regarding call if appropriate, and all in a prompt manner Handle all incoming and outgoing mail Prepare filing for file maintenance by Records Department personnel Open new matters and close files as required by attorneys associated with desk assignment Maintain secretarial desk procedures and ensure Secretarial Manager/Office Manager has the most recent copy Assist in overflow as needed Reliable, consistent attendance in the office is required Required Qualifications Minimum of three (3) years experience in a law office environment Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Knowledge of all State and Federal Court procedures and requirements Knowledge of all applicable deadline/cut-off dates for trial, discovery, etc. (in both State and Federal Courts) Expertise in calendaring; electronic filings (both State and Federal); preparation of tables of contents and tables of authorities Ability to listen and follow directions Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure as required by deadlines, etc. Attention to detail required, strong proofreading skills Ability to exhibit professionalism and promote positive work habits, including effective and timely communication, teamwork and respect for co-workers Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with little supervision; must be well organized Ability to delegate, as needed, and to work cooperatively with staff support departments Ability to understand and apply the firm's practices and procedures Ability to comply with safe work practices, including the use of safe work procedures, maintenance of a safe work area and the use of safety equipment Salary and Benefits We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a 401K with employer contribution. Job Summary A law firm in Kansas City, MO is seeking a legal secretary to join their team. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a law office environment and have advanced skills in Microsoft Office. The legal secretary will work with a minimum of three attorneys and perform a variety of duties, including the preparation, editing and filing of various legal documents; transcription of correspondence; scheduling of appointments and calendaring; communicating with all necessary parties for the efficient handling of the desk and handling various other tasks as assigned by the attorneys or Office Administrator. This is a full- 3 years' experience in a law office environment
 
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