Legal Secretary Jobs in New Jersey
LEGAL Secretary sought for associate in Union County law firm specializing in matrimonial litigation. Must have at least 3+ yrs matrimonial litigation experience & be an organized self sufficient individual, able to work independently. You must be familiar, if not proficient, with creating and formatting of family court documents as well as Family Court Rules relating to filing deadlines and compa...
Legal Secretary Mid-sized Florham Park law firm seeks full-time legal secretary with a minimum of five years of insurance defense, commercial litigation and corporate experience. Must have excellent computer, administrative, communication and organizational skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. The successful candidate must be detailed oriented, possess good verbal and...
Company Confidential Pine Brook, NJ, 07058
SKILLS REQUIRED: ● Minimum of 10 years experience as a legal secretary in business and transactional matters. ● Ability to handle direct client contact. ● Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment. ● Proficient typing, computer and organizational skills. ● Knowledge of Word Perfect and Word. ● Experience taking dictation. ● Ability to work under time constraints...
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...
LEGAL SECRETARY Busy Personal Injury Law firm located in Northern NJ is looking for an experienced (3-5 yrs.) Personal Injury legal secretary with excellent organizational skills and the ability to work as a team player with a “can do” attitude. Must be proficient in: • MS Word • Accuracy • Attentive to details. Must have • Litigation experience • Knowledge of “Needles” software • Fluent ...
Experienced Secretary needed in a busy Shrewsbury law office. We are a small law firm in need of a motivated and caring individual to help satisfy our client's expectations. We are looking for someone who is highly organized, outgoing, respectful. You must be able to converse well with clients, both in person and over the telephone. The following are required: Good interpersonal skills Strong s...
Special Counsel has a Temp-to-Hire Litigation Legal Secretary job open immediately in Florham Park, NJ. This is a temp to hire position for a well-respected law firm. Ideal candidates should have at least five years of experience as a litigation legal secretary. The Litigation Legal Secretary job responsibilities include: • Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings and other legal documents • D...
Special Counsel has an immediate need for a temporary Litigation Legal Secretary. If you are available immediately and have 6+ years of Legal Secretary experience in commercial litigation, we are very interested in speaking with you! This contract position is expected to potentially last through December. This firm has offices throughout NJ, PA, NY and has been nationally ranked on the “Best Law F...
Company Confidential Newark, NJ, 07102
Mid-size Law Firm in Newark, New Jersey has an immediate full-time position. The right candidate for this position should have experience in defense litigation, proficient in WordPerfect 10, MS Word, PowerPoint, E-Filing, legal terminology and tape transcription. Type 60-70 wpm. Excellent Benefits. Email resume w/salary requirements....
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...
Company Confidential Collingswood, NJ, 08108
Mid-size South Jersey law firm seeks legal secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support to several attorneys concentrating their practice in commercial and residential real estate, zoning and land use; and commercial litigation including litigation in the Bankruptcy Court and matters relating to Creditors' Rights. Candidate must be a high energy self-starter who can work with minima...
Matrimonial Secretary needed for a busy Old Bridge Law Firm. Experienced is preferred. The candidate must be able to review, prepare correspondence, reports and legal documents; draft letters and documents; collect and analyze information; initiate telecommunications; organize client conferences, and attorney meetings; schedule couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, etc. Please fax or email ...
We are seeking a legal secretary with a minimum of 3 years’ experience preferably in land use application work and litigation areas for our Iselin, NJ office. This position will provide secretarial support for two attorneys including overflow help in other practice groups. Responsibilities will include processing of complex legal documents; organization and maintenance of files; scheduling; exten...
***THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING - PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME TODAY!*** Special Counsel has Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice Legal Secretary job available with a law firm in Chatham, NJ. If you are an experienced legal professional with at least three years of plaintiff’s personal injury experience, then this might be the position for you! This is a great opportunity with a leader in the New Jer...
Managing partner of busy civil litigation practice in Toms River, NJ seeks a full-time Legal Secretary with prior clerical civil litigation experience. Candidate will be primarily responsible for managing calendar and typing up a high volume of digital dictation in Microsoft Word. Must be detail oriented and have strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills. The ability to multi...
Company Confidential Newark, NJ, 07104
Description: Job Purpose: Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others. Duties: * Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. * Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, a...
Company Confidential Woodbridge, NJ, 07095
Job Purpose: Serves clients by managing cases; supporting trial proceedings, under supervision of an attorney. Duties: * Organizes cases by establishing and organizing files; establishing calendars; expediting requirements and deadlines; documenting actions. * Develops cases by scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints and discovery; preparin...
Company Confidential Cherry Hill, NJ, 08034
Duties: Welcomes clients and visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; transferring calls; answering or referring inquiries. Helps potential clients by screening type of inquiry; transferring call to legal assistant. Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation. ...
Premier firm seeks legal assistant to join their evening shift team. Firm receives the highest grades in quality of life, compensation and use of technology. Successful candidate will enjoy supportive administration and appreciative attorneys....
Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. Morristown, NJ
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company! Liberty Mutual Insurance has an excellent opportunity for a Legal Secretary to provide standard secretarial support of a legal nature for one or more staff Attorneys and maintain a close and highly responsive relationship to the day-to-day activities of the Attorney(s). Responsibilities: Prepare, thorough transcription of ...
Get new jobs by email for this search
We'll keep looking and send you new jobs that match this search.
Upload your resume and let employers find you!
It's that simple!
Legal Career Tools
$24,960.00 - $72,000.00
Typical Salary for Legal Secretary in New Jersey
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool
Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool
Enhances attorney's effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.
Rate of Growth
Size of Industry in 2006:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
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.
Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
Popular Legal Secretary Articles
A Brief Career: Be a Legal Secretary
Working as a legal secretary offers a range of benefits and challenges found nowhere else in admin. Get a brief look at what it takes.
Administrative & Support Career Advice
Browse our library of admin career advice for tips on finding a job, writing your resume, getting ahead, dealing with workplace issues and more.
Five Legal Job Search Essentials
Looking for a job in the legal field can be as challenging as law school. Keep these five essentials in mind for a successful search.
Tap Law School Career Center Resources
Looking for a legal job? Your law school can help in your search. Learn what services are offered and how to take advantage of them.
Get a High-Paying Administrative Job
Administrative assistants often earn different wages for doing the same job. Learn how to get the most for your work.