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Title : Legal Secretary

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # EHIP707621

Legal Secretary The candidate responsibilities will include: Review of incoming mail and memoranda; Diary response dates for pleadings and discovery; Calendar appearance dates; Confirm all appearances (with clients, court reporters, witnesses, and experts, etc.); Request continuances or extensions as needed; Schedule all depositions of parties, witnesses, experts, etc. (includes preparation of notices, extensive telephone contact, confirming letters, check requests, etc.); Arrange for court reporters, interpreters, videographers, conference rooms for depositions, and prepare calendar slips; Prepare subpoenas for service; Arrange for messengers for pick-up and/or delivery; Arrange for photocopying, service, mail, faxing, and/or personal delivery; Schedule/coordinate all travel arrangements; Answer phones, assist caller when possible, take messages, check voice mail, and return calls; Open and close files (New Matter Memos; Closed Matter Memos instructions to file room); Process cost invoices; Process expense reports. Must have 5+ years of legal secretarial experience. Should have knowledge of both State and Federal court rules/calendaring. Knowledge of all local, state, and federal court procedures and requirements is required. Knowledge of all applicable deadline/cut-off dates for trial, etc is needed. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, NetDocuments, eDockets, etc.) is needed.

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