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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Arkansas - Little Rock
Refer to Job # NSTQ861938


Preferred 5 years: Legal Secretary Job Title: Legal Secretary Job Category: Legal Secretaries Requisition Number: LEGAL002122 Location: Little Rock, AR 72201, USA Job Description: The Law Firm is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to provide administrative support to attorneys. The successful candidate will be responsible for transcribing dictation, formatting letters, pleadings, and other forms, preparing rough drafts, proofreading before finalizing legal documents, and more. Responsibilities: * Transcribe dictation and format letters, pleadings, and other forms * Prepare rough drafts, proofread before finalizing legal documents * Copy and mail all letters, documents, and packages to various parties * File legal documents with the Courts * Open new files, perform conflict checks, and draft acknowledgment or engagement letters * Maintain file content, indexes, and tabulations * Enter attorney billable time on a regular basis and proofread * Maintain attorney calendar by denoting due dates for answers, depositions, and other pleadings * Open and manage or route attorney mail * Review and confirm client bills and other invoices * Close and prepare files for storage * Prepare files for upcoming hearings and depositions * Answer and screen calls for attorneys * Schedule depositions as necessary * Mentor and train new employees in the position * Perform receptionist duties * Participate as a member of one or more strategic planning committees Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: * Knowledge of various court rules and filing requirements * Knowledge of the format of various legal documents * Broad knowledge of terminology (legal, medical, other) * Demonstrate spelling, diction, and grammatical skills * Demonstrate organizational, prioritization, proofreading, and attention to detail skills * Ability to demonstrate impeccable integrity in confidential matters * Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with diverse groups * Accurate typing ability of 70 wpm and comprehensive computer and office equipment experience * Ability to work more than 40 hours per week, as necessary * Ability to sit, bend, stoop, keyboard, and lift up to 50 lbs. * Ability to travel to offsite locations as needed Qualifications: * Bachelors degree preferred * 3 years of litigation experience required * 5 years of legal secretary experience preferred Salary: The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Job Summary: The Law Firm is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Legal Secretary to provide administrative support to attorneys. The successful candidate will be able to transcribe dictation, format letters and pleadings, and prepare rough drafts of legal documents. They will also be responsible for filing legal documents, maintaining attorney calendars, and managing attorney mail. They must also possess knowledge of court rules and filing requirements, as well as a broad knowledge of terminology. The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Job Responsibilities: * Transcribe dictation and format letters, pleadings, and other forms * Prepare rough drafts, proofread before finalizing legal documents * Copy and mail all letters, documents, and packages to various parties * File legal documents with the Courts * Open new files, perform conflict checks, and draft acknowledgment or engagement letters * Maintain file content, indexes, and tabulations * Enter attorney billable time on a regular basis and proofread * Maintain attorney calendar by denoting due dates for answers, depositions, and other pleadings * Open and manage or route attorney mail * Review and confirm client bills and other invoices * Close and prepare files for storage * Prepare files for upcoming hearings and depositions * Answer and screen calls for attorneys * Schedule depositions as necessary * Mentor and train new employees in the position * Perform receptionist duties * Participate as a member of one or more strategic planning committees Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of various court rules and filing requirements * Knowledge of the format of various legal documents * Broad knowledge of terminology (legal, medical, other) * Demonstrate spelling, diction, and grammatical skills * Demonstrate organizational, prioritization, proofreading, and attention to detail skills * Ability to demonstrate impeccable integrity in confidential matters * Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with diverse groups * Accurate typing ability of 70 wpm and comprehensive computer and office equipment experience * Ability to work more than 40 hours per week, as necessary * Ability to sit, bend, stoop, keyboard, and lift up to 50 lbs. * Ability to travel to offsite locations as needed Qualifications: * Bachelors degree preferred * 3 years of litigation Bachelors or better
 
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