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Location : Nebraska - Omaha
Refer to Job # LKUC738529
This large firm has many offices across the United States and offers a full-service practice that includes corporate, litigation, bankruptcy, tax, employment, and other types of law. The firm has a reputation for providing cost-effective services and communicating well with its clients. It is particularly strong in representation of financial institutions. They also are committed to community service and pro bono work. Excellent training is provided to all attorneys so they can improve their skills and keep up with changes in the law.
Floater Legal Secretary Duties: Typing documents, firm standard letters, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda received via hand-written copy, electronically, Dictaphone, dictation or edited typed work product to firm format standards. Use Word, Outlook and other Microsoft Office products at an advanced level, including:. Section and page breaks. Cross referencing. Page numbering. Headers/Footers. Styles and schemes. Document comparisons. Table of Contents/Table of Authorities. Assist with Document Management System and Email Management System. Using internal programs for document revision and clean-up. Answering telephones. Using Intapp Time for accurate entering of time and expense records. Preparing Expense Memoranda. Using file system for organizing/maintaining sets of files. Using Internet to make travel reservations. Copies, scans and files various client documents. Proofreading all work to ensure accuracy. Understands and interprets edit codes/shorthand/proofreading marks to incorporate document revisions. Acts as backup to other legal secretaries to support additional attorneys or paralegals when necessary to assist with overflow work. Handles confidential documents and information with discretion. Assist with Continuing Legal Education (CLE) transcripts and bar association memberships. Handle or assist with client matters (when appropriate): Telephone and e-mail. Prepare for meetings.
Qualifications: High School (or equivalent) required; college given preference. 3+ years experience in secretarial field; preference given to legal experience. Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures. Litigation knowledge of electronic filings preferred. Knowledge of PC and Windows applications. Excellent grammar and spelling skills.
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