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Title : Legal Secretary - Tax and Litigation

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # FBXI854201

This large international New York law firm founded in 1934 has established a full-service presence. Clients include large corporations and individuals as well as small and medium-sized businesses. The firm represents a wide range of industrial, financial and commercial enterprises, both publicly and privately held. Firm lawyers represent clients in every state as well as numerous foreign jurisdictions. The firm is organized by legal specialization: corporate, e-commerce, employee benefits, estate planning, government and regulatory affairs, health law, intellectual property, international, litigation and tax. This firm offers competitive salaries and many firm lawyers also practice interdepartmentally distinguishing them from many other large law firms.
Legal Secretary - Tax and Litigation Duties: Edit, proofread, and redline documents and correspondence for accuracy, grammar, and formatting. Organize and maintain attorney contacts and calendars, including travel logistics and scheduling. Coordinate meeting logistics, including scheduling, and arranging videoconferences, conference calls, and conference rooms; requesting equipment and food and beverage orders; preparing presentation materials; and welcoming visitors. Prepare client bills and related forms and arrange for expense advancement, reimbursement, and invoice payments. Input, review, edit, and update attorney time entries and print reports. Organize and maintain paper and electronic files in accordance with Firm records retention policies. Draft shell/non-substantive notices, motions, affidavits, orders, and other court filings based on past precedent. Monitor dockets for relevant pleadings and conduct docket searches-pull and organize docket filings. Assist attorneys with trial preparations, including organizing exhibits and preparing hearing binders. File documents with the court. Communicate with courts regarding scheduling hearings and other administrative matters. Qualifications: High school diploma. Should have 5 years of work experience as a legal secretary. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word). Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities. Ability to maintain and handle confidential information. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

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