Legal Secretary Jobs in New Jersey
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. has an excellent temporary to permanent opportunity for a Secretary I, Legal in the Legal Department in Princeton, NJ. Position Summary: Under direct supervision, provides administrative, clerical and secretarial support to Assistant General Counsel. Responsibilities: Creating, preparing and proofreading legal documents and correspondence and regulatory compliance ...
Company Confidential Phillipsburg, NJ, 08865
Job Requirements: -Ability to work independently and be a self-starter -Superior organizational skills and abilty to prioritize numerous tasks -Ability to multi-task and handle deadlines -Professional and pleasant telephone skills are a must in dealing with clients and staff -Demonstrate a postive attitude -Trustworthy and dependable -Be a team player Job Responsibilities: -Preparation of...
Legal Secretary/Litigation - Totowa NJ (near Willowbrook Mall) Mid-sized Law Firm (approx 25 employees) seeks experienced LITIGATION secretary. Candidates should be personable, professional and have 3+ years experience with NJ Litigation procedures. Skills should include excellent typing with a high degree of accuracy, dictaphone, spelling and grammatical capabilities. Perfect position for a res...
Gordon & Rees LLP, a national law firm with 32 offices nationwide, seeks a motivated full-time legal secretary with at least 4+ years of experience for its Florham Park office. Successful candidates must know court rules, calendaring and filing procedures; be self-motivated, organized and responsible; able to work independently and multitask; be detail-oriented with a pleasant and clear phone mann...
Secretary for three attorneys. Municipal, corporate, wills and estates, real estate, general litigation, zoning. Hours 9 - 5. Available immediately. Benefits include 401K, medical, vacation, holidays....
Legal Secretary/Executive Assistant - Fairfield NJ (Steno) Law Firm located in Fairfield NJ seeks experienced Legal Assistant/Executive Assistant for Managing Partner. This is a super situation for the right person. Smaller office with family-style atmosphere - low turnover, employees are happy and there is no drama. Duties will include, but are not limited to, preparing correspondence of a lega...
Established Edison Law Office seeks Legal Secretary/Paralegal for employment in Bankruptcy, Foreclosure and Debt Litigation practice Experience in preparation of Bankruptcy Petitions, work experience in bankruptcy and/or foreclosure law, and Client communications a plus but all qualified candidates will be considered. Position requires substantial client contact, communication with attorney, cred...
Special Counsel has a temp to hire Litigation Legal Secretary job in Morristown, NJ, for a law firm client. If you are an experienced legal support professional with exposure to Employment Law, we would love to see you resume! Our client is a reputable and rapidly growing international law firm seeking a top-notch secretary to join its busy team. This firm offers great career growth and developmen...
Company Confidential Cedar Knolls, NJ, 07927
Morris County law firm seeks full-time legal secretary -- defense litigation experience preferred but not required. Position requires knowledge of all aspects of litigation, including preparation of correspondence, pleadings, discovery requests and diary work. Must also be able to work in a fast-paced environment and communicate effectively with courts, counsel and clients. Health and 401k benefi...
Company Confidential Florham Park, NJ, 07932
LEGAL SECRETARY-Sole practitioner-Florham Park personal injury law firm seeks Legal Secretary with 5+ years plaintiff litigation experience in fast paced work environment. Applicant must be organized, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, be proficient in preparing pleadings, motions, interrogatories, etc. Applicant should be a self-starter with ability to work well with others....
Busy small to mid-size Morristown law firm seeking self-motivated and highly organized Legal Secretary for litigation cases. Minimum of three years experience required. Word perfect, Timematters, Dictaphone and a minimum of 70wpm experience a must. Responsible for general maintenance of files from start to finish including direct contact with clients, correspondence to client and adversary, propou...
Legal Secretary/Assistant Finazzo Cossolini O’Leary Meola & Hager, LLC is a small to mid-sized law firm based in Morristown, New Jersey. We are seeking a legal secretary with 3-plus years of litigation experience. An insurance background is a plus. The secretary’s responsibilities include, among others, preparing legal documents, including briefs and pleadings, mailings, answering telephones, ca...
Fein, Such, Kahn & Shepard, P.C. is a mid-size general practice law firm with 50 + attorneys and 375 + staff members. We look to hire qualified people with enthusiasm, a strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a team. Our ideal candidates seek out new challenges and strive to improve current skills while learning new ones. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, including 40...
DLA Piper, a leader in the practice of law worldwide, seeks Legal Secretary in the New Jersey/Short Hills office. This position performs a broad range of administrative and clerical duties while supporting the Labor & Employment Law Partner, several associates and department paralegal. Demonstrates ability to partner with teams in the effective and efficient support of a larger group of timekeeper...
Company Confidential Roseland, NJ, 07068
Job Purpose: Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others in Matrimonial/Family Law. Resumes will not be accepted without salary requirements indicated. Duties: * Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. * Produces information by transcribing, fo...
Tinton Falls, New Jersey (Monmouth County) civil litigation and business law firm is looking for an experienced legal secretary with a strong background in New Jersey litigation. Must be willing to learn New York litigation. Must be familiar with Court Rules, dictation, drafting legal documents (complaints, answers, interrogatories, motions, etc), client interaction and file management. Salary is...
Bressler, Amery & Ross is a mid-sized law firm with over 100 lawyers and offices in four states, offering a broad range of legal services. Based in the firm’s Florham Park, NJ office, the Legal Assistant will be assigned to support attorneys in a litigation practice group. Primary tasks include: Organizing case files and documents; Case tracking and calendaring; Document production; E-filing;...
Monmouth County Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Paralegal Education and Experience: Must have 2 to 7 years Personal Injury litigation experience Bachelor degree preferred BSN more preferred Computer, technology savvy Qualities: Must be detail oriented Must be able to work well both independently and with others Responsibilities: Working directly with clients Drafting Answers to Interrogator...
Be a Part of the Future in New Jersey Law! MyJerseyLawyer.com, in collaboration with Cedar Law Firm of Cherry Hill, has an opening for a full time position for a legal assistant to perform secretarial and paralegal services. The position requires secretarial and receptionist duties that include: answering of telephones, transcribing incoming messages, returning telephone calls, photocopying, sche...
Legal Secretary needed for busy Law Office near New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. Primarily responsible for typing legal and general correspondence, answering telephone calls (5 lines), filing and performing other clerical duties. Must have good typing skills and secretarial experience, preferably in a law office. Flexible hours between 9-6 P.M., Monday – Friday. Please provide salar...
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$24,960.00 - $72,000.00
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Enhances attorney's effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.
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Administrative Writing Skills
Attention to Detail
Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
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