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Title : Litigation Legal Secretary

Location : California - Irvine
Refer to Job # ETRJ781048

Litigation Legal Secretary The candidate will answering of attorneys' telephones, manage incoming and outgoing mail for assigned attorneys. Transcription, if required, typing, proofreading and filing of all case related documents and correspondence. Communication, written and verbal, to case participants including client, opposing counsel and witnesses. Review of court documents, court orders and other relevant case documents for deadlines. Manage document production processes (hard copy, electronic, etc.). Efiling/filing with the court (e-file and hard copy methods), service of pleadings and discovery on parties. Draft various types of documents including correspondence, status reports, pleadings, discovery, fee agreements. Preparation of TOCs and TOAs. Coordination of depositions, office meetings and appointments, make periodic travel arrangements for attorneys. Maintain contacts/calendar for attorneys, including confirmation of each day's events. Entry of monthly expenses, attorney billing time and review/edit of client pre-bills. Responsible for implementing task-based insurance company billing procedures (i.e., reports, budgets, billing rates, etc.). Must have 5-7 years' legal experience. Must be proficient in Word and Adobe Pro, Excel helpful. Must be able to independently format pleadings, motions and discovery, including TOA/TOCs. Must be able to independently file and serve documents with state, federal, complex and appellate courts (e-file/e-serve and hard copy methods), using platforms such as: One Legal, File & Serve Xpress, Trufiling, Case Home Page and Case Anywhere. Must have knowledge of litigation calendaring and use of an electronic calendar system. Former trial experience helpful. Knowledge of task-based insurance billing practices helpful. Knowledge of Ediscovery platforms helpful (DISCO, IPro, etc.). Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, is well-organized, able to set priorities, take initiative and work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment.

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