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Legal Secretary

JOB DESCRIPTION

Snelling Staffing has an immediate need for a Legal Secretary for a small, fast paced law firm located in Allegan, MI! The Legal Secretary will help enhance the attorney effectiveness by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents. This position is looking for candidates that have 2 years’ experience and who enjoy working in a busy environment.

Legal Secretary Job Duties:

  • Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
  • Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
  • Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Legal Secretary Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience in a law firm
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communications
  • Fantastic telephone etiquette
  • Capable of demonstrating professionalism at all times

Interested and qualified candidates for the Legal Secretary opening should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.

If you have questions, please call Kelsey Ackerman at (269)324-2715 or visit our website at www.kalamazoo.snelling.com

LOCATION

Allegan, Michigan 49010

PAY

$15

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