Legal Secretary/Receptionist Jobs

Legal Secretary/Receptionist Overview

Legal secretaries are often the face of a law firm. They are the first person a client sees or talks to over the phone. They play an essential role in making a law office run smoothly and professionally. Legal secretaries perform many of the same tasks as receptionists in other fields, such as answering phones, drafting messages, organizing files, scheduling appointments and assisting staff members. They also perform other administrative or clerical tasks as assigned by partners, associates or paralegals within the firm. Specific duties include preparing correspondence and papers, using legal terminology, for summonses, subpoenas, complaints and motions. Legal receptionists may also assist attorneys, legal assistants and paralegals in case preparation and legal research.

Legal Secretary/Receptionist Education Requirements

No specific education is required for legal secretary positions. However, most law firms will require candidates to have a high school diploma or GED certificate. To remain competitive in the field, legal secretaries should pursue a certificate program or associate's degree with an administrative or legal focus. These degrees are offered at community colleges, trade schools and vocational schools across the country. Applicable course subjects include legal terminology, correspondence methods and legal procedures.

Legal Secretary/Receptionist Job Market

The job openings for legal secretaries is expected to rise approximately 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is about as fast as the average for all occupations. Legal secretaries with computer knowledge will have an edge over the competition as law office environments increasingly move to digital formats and online research methods.

Legal Secretary/Receptionist Salary

The median annual salary for legal secretary receptionist jobs is $42,390 per year. Legal secretary salaries vary widely depending on factors such as the location, reputation, type and size of the law firm worked. Factors such as years of experience and educational background may also affect earning potential.

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Client Service Representative / Scheduler The nation’s largest provider of litigation support services has an opening for a full-time Client Service Representative/Scheduler in our Downtown Miami office. The ideal candidate will be punctual, reliable, highly organized, and ready to put the customer first. Must work well under pressure, enjoy a fast-paced environment, and be able to multi-task an...
Legal Secretary/Receptionist for law firm specializing in estate planning, trusts, probate and real estate. Send resume to Hodges & Carle, P.A., 38410 North Avenue, Zephyrhills, FL 33542 or call 813-782-7196 for interview....
Company Confidential Tupelo, MS, 38802
MUST TYPE AT LEAST 50 WPM Job Purpose: Serves clients and visitors by greeting and referring them; notifying staff member of their arrival; maintaining reception room security and appearance. 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; tran...
Company Confidential North Miami, FL, 33161
Busy North Dade Law firm looking for experienced legal secretary. Job duties include: transcribing Attorney's recordings, filing documents with the Court, scheduling clients and hearings, managing the Attorney's schedule, interaction with clients, opposing counsel and the Court. Bi-lingual is a plus, but not required...
Worcester Personal Injury Attorney seeks 2015 collegegraduate for full-time entry level legal assistant and administrative position.We will train! Candidate should havegood computer, administrative and organizational skills. E-mail resume to Attorney Peter Ventura *****...
Company Confidential Columbia, MO, 65202
Job Purpose: Serve clients and visitors by greeting them, notifying staff member of their arrival, and answering and routing phone calls. Duties: * Welcome clients and visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; transferring calls; answering or referring inquiries. * Help potential clients by screening type of inquiry; transferring calls as needed. * Maintain reception areas. *...
Are you interested in being part of a growing company? Do you wish to grow and develop in your field? VD&T International is a law firm opening with experienced partners. Our focus is geared to Latin America, and Europe, and providing tax planning, immigration, and real estate advisory for clients coming from or going to that those regions. We are handling a large workload, and need to expand to k...
LEGAL ASSISTANT: Roseland, NJ law firm seeks self-motivated full-time legal secretary with 1-3 years of experience. Transactional experience in the areas of municipal or real estate preferred, but not required. Candidates must possess excellent communication and computer skills, be highly organized and be a team player. Salary commensurate with experience. RECEPTIONIST: Firm also seeks full-time ...
Job Description: A busy growing personal injury law firm seeks a legal secretary/receptionist to support their growingColumbia area law office. DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist firm Attorneys and Paralegals as requested. RESPONSIBILITIES: Schedule attorney & paralegal appointments using Microsoft Outlook. Keep lobby, desk, office, conference rooms & kitchen area clean and presentable. Greet CLI...
Company DescriptionLarge IT company looking for bright Senior Accountant. Role provides strong compensation and good work-life balance.Job DescriptionA busy growing personal injury law firm seeks a legal secretary/receptionist to support their growing Charleston area law office.DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:Assist firm Attorneys and Paralegals as requested.RESPONSIBILITIES: • Schedule attorney & par...
A busy growing personal injury law firm seeks a legal secretary/receptionist to support their growing Greenville, SC office. DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist firm Attorneys and Paralegals as requested. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Schedule attorney & paralegal appointments using Microsoft Outlook. • Keep lobby, desk, office, conference rooms & kitchen area clean and presentable. • Greet CLIENTS, v...
A busy growing personal injury law firm seeks a legal secretary/receptionist to support their growing Charleston area law office. DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist firm Attorneys and Paralegals as requested. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Schedule attorney & paralegal appointments using Microsoft Outlook. • Keep lobby, desk, office, conference rooms & kitchen area clean and presentable. • Greet CLIEN...
Loughran and Corbett Watertown, MA
Small, busy firm seeks experienced, enthusiastic, team player to assist attorneys with Disability, Work Compensation, Estate Planning and general practice. Varied duties, including document preparation and filing, receptionist/phones, billing in a challenging and changing environment. Experience with MS Word and Outlook,Timeslips required. Professional, excellent communication and organization ski...
Overview: The incumbent is responsible for performing, administrative, receptionist and general office duties in a professional, confidential, responsible and proactive manner for members of the Innerwear Design Center, 260 Madison Ave. New York. Represents the Innerwear Design Center with the highest level of professionalism for both internal and external customers. The position may also provide...
JOB SUMMARY: Assist with checking in/checking out patients, answering telephone calls, working within an electronic medical record . BRIEF LIST OF DUTIES TO INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: · Answering incoming patient phone lines · Retrieving and processing messages left by patients’ · Cross covering other positions as needed · Documenting information in Patient's chart · Processing insurance referra...
Hanesbrands, Inc. New York, NY
Overview: The incumbent is responsible for performing, administrative, receptionist and general office duties in a professional, confidential, responsible and proactive manner for members of the Innerwear Design Center, 260 Madison Ave. New York. Represents the Innerwear Design Center with the highest level of professionalism for both internal and external customers. The position may also provide...
A minimum of 12 months secretarial/receptionist experience. 12 Month Experience 12 Years Education Must Have Valid Class C Drivers License Preferred Skills Applicants with prior law office experience preferred. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus. Be familiar with basic office duties and be knowledgeable in Windows 7, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Outlook. Job Description Job is located in Gai...
Company Confidential West Palm Beach, FL, 33401
Small family law firm looking for legal secretary/receptionist with family law experience. Responsibilities include answering the phone, e-filing, maintaining client files, scheduling, drafting correspondence, calendaring, assisting with discovery, greeting clients and ordering supplies. Applicants must have at least 2 years law office experience. Must be organized, work well with others, have exc...
Cummings & Lockwood LLC, a prestigious national law firm, seeks an experienced, full-time Legal Secretary/Receptionist with 2+ years of Trust & Estates experience for its Palm Beach Gardens, Florida location. Requirements: Candidate needs to have intermediate to advanced Word and Excel skills, be comfortable working in other Microsoft applications, and have a good working knowledge of a Trust & ...
DESCRIPTION Benefits Supplemental Questions The jobholder will perform receptionist duties, prepare and distribute legal documents and provide direct services to victims and witnesses. The position is also responsible for administering office operations and procedures. The jobholder will participate in cross training and professional staff development. DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: ESSENTIAL FUN...

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