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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # XVBN703555

This is one of the top five firms in the country. The best of everything is what associates have here, from work to technology to beautiful office space and capable support staff. Although working on these headline-making cases doesn't come without a serious committment of time, many of the associates we know would not think of working anywhere else. The best work in this office comes from their antitrust department, although there is not a section that is not constantly inundated with sophisticated work. And, with offices in every city and major international legal markets, opportunities abound for highly credentialed lawyers.
Legal Secretary Duties: Play an integral role in helping the firm provide high-quality service to clients. Provides administrative and secretarial support to attorneys, including secretarial team coverage and backup support. Provides administrative and/or project support to various departments and personnel, as needed. Answers, screens, and places telephone calls. Directs calls and assists callers as appropriate. Opens, reads, and routes mail as directed. Prepares correspondence, documents, reports, and spreadsheets. Maintains attorney and client files, records, and contact lists. Schedules meetings, maintains calendars, and coordinates travel plans as needed. Takes and transcribes dictation (e.g., fast notes, shorthand). Assists attorney(s) with administrative work and projects. Prepares attorney time records, expense reports, and check requests. Handles personal matters requested by attorney(s). Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. 3+ years related experience. Accurate typing at 55 WPM. Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel with 70% accuracy. Working knowledge of basic legal terminology. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook and ability to learn additional software (e.g., billing file management database). Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs.

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