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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : California - San Jose
Refer to Job # EVVJ822498

Silicon Valley Legal Secretary The candidate will engage in the work of attorneys by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects, utilizing available resources in order to achieve. Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential time-sensitive material. Prepare/revise correspondence, pleadings, documents, and other clerical assignments as directed (including proofreading). Provide support to up to four attorneys in employment litigation, affirmative action, class action, and other related matters and backup support as needed. Act as liaison between internal departments and outside agencies, including frequent scheduling of depositions and mediations. Coordinate docketing for litigation attorneys maintains calendars and CLE records. Answer phones and communicate with clients, courts, and litigation vendors. Book and organize travel arrangements including flights, hotels, transportation, make changes to reservations as needed. Prepare expense reports and assist with billing and collections as needed. Perform various office and client filing (paper and electronic). Should have a High School diploma or equivalent. Preferably have a 4-year college degree. Must have 3+ years of recent litigation legal secretarial experience within a law firm. Experience in the labor and employment law field is highly desired. Familiarity with California state and federal rules and procedures is required. Must have a solid understanding of technical legal terminology as well as court filing processes. Experience with trial preparation and briefs, including preparing tables of authorities and contents is a plus. Have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent proofreading skills. Must have the ability to timely respond to deadlines as well as balance workload. Have solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level. Be punctual with excellent attendance.

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