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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Massachusetts - Boston
Refer to Job # WKYD825864

This large, prestigious Chicago based law firm with offices throughout the US has established itself as being the premier, if not the best, labor and employment powerhouse firms in the nation. It now provides a range of legal services, including corporate and business law, general litigation, environmental and other related matters. Its clients include Fortune 500 companies, industrial and manufacturing companies, banks and brokerage houses, healthcare institutions, transportation companies and other media conglomerates. The atmosphere is light and confident, as the lawyers are assured that their expertise is rarely rivaled by many of the other firms. Compensation is the top of the market, and associates are expected to work long hours. This firm offers tremendous growth opportunities for resourceful and energetic attorneys.
Legal Secretary The candidate will do Input, revise and finalize correspondence, audit letters, memoranda and other legal documents. Draft routine correspondence, memoranda and other documents. Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling, and grammar. Verify all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are included with transmittal letters/memos. Complete client/matter forms, request conflicts of interest checks, open new files and maintain all client and general files. Conduct periodic review for possible storage of old files and prepares files to be closed. Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger, and overnight delivery. Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g. word processing, receptionists, file/document clerks, office services).Screen telephone calls, listen to voicemail and recorded messages. Prepare expense reports and processes vendor invoices in Chrome River. Schedule appointments and makes arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel. Maintain calendar, client contact information, and deadline reminder systems. Create and maintain closing files/organize closing binders. Should have Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience). Should preferably have 3-5 years of law firm of professional services secretarial experience. Typing speed/accuracy: 70 wpm with accuracy is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel) are needed. Excellent grammatical and spelling skills are required. Excellent troubleshooting, problem resolution, and follow through skills in order to oversee and complete assignments/tasks from inception to completion are required. Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Chrome River, IRM, document management systems or similar technology are plus.

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