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Title : Litigation Legal Secretary

Location : Florida - Fort Myers
Refer to Job # XKQX843937

Litigation Legal Secretary The candidate will maintain positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff and observes confidentiality of client matters. Provide confidential administrative support to legal staff; may provide specific secretarial support to a particular legal practice areas, such as Litigation, Intellectual Property, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Corporate Business, Creditors Rights, etc.. Manage and coordinate priorities of multiple attorney/paralegal assignments. Prepare documents and correspondence requiring knowledge of legal terminology and document formats, such as contracts, briefs, complaints and motions. Possess a working knowledge of e-filing and e-discovery procedures. Manage attorneys expense reimbursements. Maintain electronic calendar for assignments. Make appointments for attorneys, assist with coordination of depositions, court hearings, and other meetings. Arrange conference rooms. Sort, distribute and prioritize all incoming mail. Maintain all client files. Work with Records Department to close files and send off-site. Schedule business travel arrangements when necessary. Professional phone etiquette to handle incoming calls from clients and other members of the Firm. Open new files by creating New Client/New Case forms. Enter attorney and paralegal time into Elite. Maintain contact information for assignments using Interaction. Perform overflow typing, filing, photocopying as time permits and as requested by other attorneys or the Human Resources Department. Work closely with other secretarial staff and administrative support staff (billing associates, internal services personnel, etc.). Should have 5+ years of experience (depending on position, experience level may increase) in a mid to large size law firm. Typing skills of 60+ WPM is required.

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