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  • ID
    #22056603
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Robert Half
  • Date
    2021-11-02
  • Deadline
    2021-12-31

Legal Secretary

California, Burlingame, 94010 Burlingame USA
 
Full-time

Description The ideal candidate will have experience in civil litigation, including trials, with demonstrated excellence in dependability, pro-activity and the ability to work independently and within an assigned team. Duties and Responsibilities: Type, edit, and proo correspondence, including pleadings, letters, memoranda and other documents. Update and maintain databases (i.e., e-mail lists, I-Create info, client matter lists, matter lists). Interact with clients, visitors and attorneys/staff from other offices via phone, e-mail and in-person. Open new files, check conflicts of interest, and maintain all client and general files. Make appointments and travel arrangements; maintain calendar and deadline reminder system. E-File in state and federal court. Assist billing department in processing monthly client invoices. Maintain detail oriented appearance and attitude; maintain good public relations and customer service with clients; maintain confidentiality of attorney-client relationship. Qualifications and Prior Experience: Must have 5+ years of litigation experience as a secretary/legal assistant, with a background in business litigation. Applicants without this experience will not be considered. Working knowledge and experience in e-filing in both state and federal court systems. Strong organizational skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills and ability to interact effectively and professionally with management, staff and external entities including clients of the firm. Must be able to work independently, quickly and accurately with minimal supervision. Must be proficient in and have knowledge of relevant software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, and consistently produce high-quality work productEXPERIENCE: 3 to 10 YearsEDUCATION: Bachelors Requirements - e-Filing experienceWell-founded grasp of prooing

Command of federal court

Strong familiarity with state courts

Proven knowledge of prooing

Comprehensive knowledge of Civil Litigation

e-Filing experience highly desired

Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

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

Should be knowledgeable of word processing and spreadsheets

Strong time management skills preferred

3+ years of prior relevant experience

Knowledgeable about and experienced with legal correspondence and court filing procedures is a plus

Proficiency in database management

This is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career and become part of a dynamic, growing firm. This position is for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. If that's you, we want to hear from you!. Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.© 2021 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

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