Litigation Legal Secretary

Litigation Legal Secretary Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Litigation Legal Secretary to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Looking for a self-starter who can prioritize, problem solve, and work well within a team atmosphere;
  • Detail-oriented, computer savvy, able to multi-task and work under pressure;
  • Prepare pleadings and other litigation documents to be served and/or filed with the court;
  • Prepare litigation documents to be served and/or filed with the court;
  • Reviewing and editing Correspondence and Pleadings;
  • Updates associates regarding receipt and status of tasks and consistently meet agreed upon deadlines;
  • Managing attorney’s calendar and deadlines;
  • Electronic Filing with the State and Federal Courts utilizing PACER;
  • Follows FAST leader’s direction on day-to-day responsibilities and best practices;
  • Attends training as needed to ensure adequate support for assigned associates;
  • Functions as mentor to entry-level team secretary as needed;
  • Electronic Filing;
  • Entering data to maintain accurate records and keep attorneys files organized;
  • Scheduling;
  • You will also work with the legal dept. and office manager on various special projects as needed.

Requirements:

  • Need someone that is a problem solver and can help guide the litigation process throughout each phase;
  • Must have e-filing experience both State & Federal;
  • Minimal lifting up to 20 lbs;
  • Typing of 70 WPM preferred;
  • Basic grammar, punctuation and spelling skills required;
  • Adaptable, proactive and reliable;
  • Able to communicate professionally with legal staff, departmental staff and clients;
  • 2-3 years of SOLID working experience as a legal secretary, legal admin, etc;
  • Excellent communication skills (written reports/analysis and oral presentation);
  • Strong literacy in MS computer programs;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • fluent in a second language is a PLUS;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Energetic, Personable & able to prioritize assigned duties;
  • Ideal candidate will have real estate background.