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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : California - Sacramento
Refer to Job # CVRA859126

Legal Secretary The candidate will maintain electronic case files and update them as needed following set protocols for search ease. Assist with the preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings, discovery submissions, and arbitration/mediation documents in agency, state and federal matters. Assist with the preparation of administrative filings/exhibits in agency matters. Assist with the preparation of exhibits for submission in a variety of matters. Maintain and review attorney calendars to assist attorneys with filing deadlines, etc. Complete monthly expense reports for assigned attorneys. Assist attorneys with monthly client invoicing in conjunction with our billing department. Monitor CLE needs of supported attorneys and assists with bar admissions, etc as needed. Book and organize travel arrangements including flights, hotels, and transportation, and make changes to reservations as needed through firm's travel agency. Prepare notebooks and proofread documents. Run conflict checks and open new client engagements in conjunction with our new business team. Continued knowledge and basic status of current cases and projects of assigned attorneys. Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential, time-sensitive material. Perform other administrative duties as assigned. The candidate should have 10 years of legal experience, preferably in employment law. Associate Degree or 4-year college degree preferred, or relevant experience considered. Solid understanding of basic technical legal terminology. Solid experience working in ECF and California state and Federal e-filing systems. Solid experience in working with document database systems (Netdocs or similar). Proficiency in Windows environment including Word and Outlook. Familiarity with state and federal rules and procedures, and general legal procedures. Familiarity with billing software (InTapp or similar) and expense reporting software (Concur or similar) is a strong plus. Experience supporting 4 plus active attorneys at one time is a strong plus. Experienced with trial preparation is a plus. Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent proofreading skills and detail-oriented. Ability to multi-task while maintaining quality work product and timely respond to deadlines as well as the ability to balance workload. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a busy litigation team environment and communicate with colleagues and attorneys on every level. Reliable with punctuality and attendance.

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