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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Ohio - Columbus
Refer to Job # LJKZ794475

Legal Secretary The candidate will manage all aspects of administrative practice, including legal and non-legal processes. Prepare and draft correspondence, memos, and legal documents according to legal staff and Firm requirements using word processing and document management systems. Prepare and process outgoing correspondence through email, regular mail/overnight delivery, or fax; arrange for specialized mail or courier services as required. Monitor, organize and prioritize ongoing client projects. Maintain files, both electronic and physical, within the guidelines set by the firm. Handle administrative tasks such as reimbursements, as well as coordinate travel, meetings, and conference calls including IT and facilities set-ups. E-file in federal and state courts. Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls for legal assignments as needed. Manage scheduling of meetings, appointments, due dates, client-related activities, and case dates on electronic calendars for multiple legal assignments. Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Maintain positive relations with internal clients and co-workers and contribute to the self-directed team structure to assist with overflow and specialized tasks within guidelines set by the firm. The candidate must have High school diploma. Must have 3 years of experience as a litigation legal secretary. Bankruptcy litigation experience preferred. General familiarity with federal bankruptcy filings, such as motions, applications, certifications, and briefs preferred. Must have ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines. Must have excellent clerical skills and knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation. Must have exceptional customer service skills in person, over the phone and via email. Must have exceptional attention to detail and ability to work independently and proactively. Must have computer proficient, intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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