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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Connecticut - Hartford
Refer to Job # KISO788778

Legal Secretary The candidate will engage in the work of the attorney by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects, utilizing available resources in order to achieve. Provide support for four attorneys in employment law matters and backup support as needed. Answer phones and communicate with clients on a daily basis. Act as liaison between internal departments and outside agencies. Prepare/revise correspondence, pleadings, documents and other clerical assignments as directed. Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential time-sensitive material. Run conflict checks and open new client engagements as requested. Assist with billing review, inquiries and collections. Maintain calendars, CLE, reports and time records. Book and organize travel arrangements including flights, hotels, transportation, make changes to reservations as needed. Maintain docketing for litigation attorneys. Transcribe electronic dictation, and schedule depositions. Should have 4 years recent legal secretarial experience within a law firm supporting litigation attorneys, experience with labor and employment law a plus. Familiarity with state and federal rules and procedures, as well as procedures with state and federal agencies. Must have a solid understanding of technical legal terminology as well as court filings. Experienced with trial preparation and briefs required. Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent proofreading skills required. Proficient with Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Law firm billing experience a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level required. High School diploma or equivalent required. 4-year college degree preferred. The candidate will focus on labor and employment law. Do preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings and documents; e-file pleadings; conduct legal research; calendar maintenance; various office and client filing.

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