JUNIOR LEGAL SECRETARY
$64,000 - $80,000
Redwood City, CA
Education Requirements: Must have high school diploma. Associate Degree in Business preferred.
The Silicon Valley office of a preeminent, full-service international law firm is seeking a service-oriented junior-level legal secretary to support an assigned group of corporate and litigation attorneys and/or legal assistants. This includes managing busy calendars, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements, interfacing with clients, Firm committees and departments, both on the telephone and in person; new business intake; and providing administrative support, including personal business. Additional responsibilities include creating, revising and formatting legal documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Firm’s software; document comparison, transcription, and proofreading. Answering phones, entering attorney time, and managing expense reimbursements along with other general secretarial duties and projects as assigned.
This position requires a professional, organized self-starter with the ability to interact with staff and clients at all levels in a fast-paced, challenging legal environment. A proactive work ethic, the ability to anticipate needs, strong decision-making skills, attention to detail, and a flexible schedule are a must.
The capability to work the core business hours of 9:00 am - 5:30 pm with flexibility for overtime, as required. 3+ years of legal secretarial experience ideal. We are looking for someone who has corporate and litigation experience to support the attorneys in the office. Most of the office is litigation but they have a growing corporate practice that also needs support. Proficiency in MS Word and formatting documents with a minimum typing speed of 55+ words per minute required. Adobe, PowerPoint, and Excel experience are also strongly preferred.
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