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Title : Litigation/Estate Planning Legal Secretary

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # BWLO756459


Litigation/Estate Planning Legal Secretary Duties: Handles complex and specialized secretarial and clerical support activities related to the specific work and function of the timekeepers to whom they are assigned. Provide secretarial support by transcribing tapes, drafting correspondence, reports, memoranda and other legal documents (i.e. pleadings, briefs, closing documents, electronic filings, etc.), submitting same for review, revising, proofreading, assembling and distributing prepared material as necessary. Review and route incoming correspondence. Develop and maintain well organized client files, resource materials and administrative files. Schedule and confirm appointments in a proactive manner. Enter time for timekeepers, prepare expense reports and review billing statements. Receive and route telephone calls, and greet clients with a high level of customer service. Reviews statements for billings received from the Accounting Department to clients for services rendered and completes complex clerical procedures in connection therewith. Make travel arrangements. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent. 5+ years of legal secretarial experience is required, preferably in a law firm environment. Litigation/Estate Planning experience is required. Must be able to handle many priorities at one time and possess excellent customer service and communication skills. A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word required. Experience with DTE, iManage, Elite, and Adobe preferred. Dictation experience required. Flexibility to work overtime required.
 
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