Legal Secretary – Team Support

    Web ID: LSF1029
    State:
    Compensation: To $100,000+ Starting - Commensurate with experience.
    Education: Bachelors Degree
    Benefits: Great Benefits
Summary:

The Legal Secretary – Team Support position is part of a team of secretaries that provides extensive secretarial support to attorneys in litigation, corporate/transactional, and real estate practice areas for a global law firm. Please note: This role is open to Orange County, Los Angeles, Century City, San Francisco, and Palo Alto offices. The successful candidate will reside in one of the above five offices.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting letters, spreadsheets, presentations, and shells/templates, including complex formatting and preparation of documents for filing with appellate courts, district courts, and various state courts through attorney service and e-filing portals.  This includes, but is not limited to, tables of authorities, exhibits, declarations, and [proposed] orders.
  • Must be able to prepare corporate closing binders and signature packets, calculate litigation calendaring deadlines, coordinate and schedule depositions and office meetings and arrange and coordinate travel through a travel agency.
  • Familiarity with signature packets and real estate transaction closings is helpful but not required.
  • Ability to research and obtain information, facilitate the completion of forms and processes, and other administrative tasks, including processing invoices, reimbursements, and reviewing time entries.
  • Successful candidates must have strong litigation skills, the ability to work effectively with various courts, agencies, firm departments, and offices, properly engage resources, and complete other job duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team is essential.
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum of five years of experience supporting litigation attorneys at a law firm.
  • Computer experience includes a high proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience in Adobe, Forms Workflow, Workshare Compare, and Best Authority preferred. (A skills assessment on Microsoft Word 2019 is part of the application process.) The successful candidate will be given extensive training on the Firm’s software applications.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legal office procedures, demonstrate initiative, and have strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as the ability to use good judgment in handling tasks in a timely and professional manner with limited supervision.
  • Excellent grammar, punctuation, proofreading, and spelling skills are integral.

Hybrid (3-days in office/2-days remote)

Compensation
Orange County/Los Angeles, Century City: to $100K Starting;

San Francisco/Palo Alto: $ Commensurate with experience.


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