Legal Secretary


Location:

Dallas, TX

Date Posted:

May 23, 2019

Employment Type:

Contract

Job Reference:

04010-0010906687

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Our confidential client has an open position for a highly-skilled and driven Legal Secretary who is eager to start immediately. This is a great Legal Secretary opportunity for you to take the next step in your career and become a part of a dynamic, growing firm. This Legal Secretary role is ideal for someone who enjoys multitasking and has a real passion for the legal field. This temporary Legal Secretary employment opportunity is with a company located in the Dallas, Texas area.

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line: " legal secretary: #5"

How you'll make an impact:

- Ensure calendars and billing sheets are up to date

- Apply specialized knowledge of legal procedures

- Provide assistance to attorneys in the effective and efficient resolution of files

- Offer support for several attorneys

- Communicate effectively and efficiently over the phone with clients

- Manage assigned files and deliver legal services under attorney supervision

- Maintain calendar by planning and scheduling client interactions

- Transfer legal correspondence to clients

- Maintain office efficiency by completing administrative tasks as necessary

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line: " legal secretary: #5"
Requirements
What we're looking for:

- Hands-on experience with legal correspondence and court filing procedures is a plus

- Filing litigation experience

- Microsoft Excel experience preferred

- Earlier work involving Microsoft Word

- Comprehension of legal knowledge

- Good understanding of state courts

- Quality experience with typing over 60 words per minute

- Experience with e-file

- Trial preparation experience

- Previous experience working with trial notebooks

- Skills in exhibit lists

- Comprehensive knowledge of Calendar (docket)

- Hands-on experience with federal courts

- Strong familiarity with MS Outlook

- Proven knowledge of litigation

- Practical knowledge of timeslips

- General familiarity with legal terminology

- Wide ranging experience with litigation

- Exceptional time management skills preferred

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

- Being savvy with word processing and spreadsheets is favorable

- Possess adequate knowledge and understanding of local jurisdictional and federal court rules and procedures

- Knowledge in database management



We're calling all candidates who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment.

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line: " legal secretary: #5"

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Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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