Legal Secretary/Receptionist Jobs
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77057
Opening for a Legal Secretary /Receptionist. Candidate must have 5+ years of experience in an insurance defense firm. Desk is very fast paced. Ideal candidate must have strong skills including proficiency in Word Perfect and working knowledge in Word as well as excellent organizational skills. Candidate will be required to set up front and answer phones. Duties include but are not limited to trans...
Our client, a boutique Midtown law firm, is conducting a search for a legal secretary/receptionist to join their transactional practice. The ideal legal secretary will have at least two years of experience in a law firm (required), superior communication and organizational skills, advanced Microsoft Office skills, and be able to type at least 65 WPM. This position will be providing administrative...
Company Confidential Dearborn, MI, 48124
Job Purpose: Legal Secretary needed to process files through all phases and who is willing to answer phones, greet clients and do other general clerical duties for a high volume law firm (bankruptcy). Duties: * Process client files from start to finish including: Draft legal documents File court documents electronically Organize case files and maintain documents Significant client contact * Answer...
Busy National litigation firm seeks experienced legal secretary with 3-10 years experience to assist two attorneys in small suburban office. Strong Computer skills required including knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and Prolaw. MUST BE HIGHLY EXPERIENCED in E-filing, Tables, Abacus, Legal Solutions and be a self-starter with a willingness to work as a team player in a very busy office. Attendance...
Company Confidential Tampa, FL, 33609
PART TIME RECEPTIONIST/LEGAL ASSISTANT - MUST SPEAK SPANISH Small South Tampa Personal Injury Law Firm looking for a bilingual receptionist/entry level legal assistant with 0-3 years experience working in an office environment. Prior law office experience preferred. Candidate must be fluent in Spanish. The ability to speak, read and write Spanish is a requirement for the position. Duties will incl...
Small, full-service law firm in Northwest Austin seeks legal assistant for practice that includes family law, criminal defense, real estate, and probate caseloads. Duties will include case file management, drafting routine motions and pleadings, scheduling and managing attorney calendars, filing, greeting clients and answering the phone. Familiarity with case management software and document prep...
Company Confidential San Diego, CA, 92101
Small downtown San Diego law firm is seeking a Legal Secretary with 3-5 years of experience. This person will provide administrative support for three attorneys. This position includes some office management, calendaring, receptionist and client billing duties. This is a great opportunity to work in a small firm environment and wear many hats. Full/Part-time. Ideal candidate should have following:...
Legal Secretary Job Purpose: Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others. Practice Areas: Real Estate; Estate Planning; Probate; Business Law; Litigation Legal Secretary Job Duties: Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. · Produces information by t...
Company Confidential Riverside, CA, 92506
SOME EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Busy Family Law office. Must be detail oriented and good with people. Job duties will include everything from answering phones to preparing legal forms. Must be proficient in Legal Solutions and Word Perfect. We're a small office, so you'll enjoy a variety of tasks to keep things interesting. You will be dealing directly with clients, so professionalism is critical. The h...
Busy Riverside law practice looking for a strong candidate. Duties will include: Document preparation, filing of documents, client interviewing, tracking detained clients, and preparing case files for court and some calendaring. Client will be working closely with managing attorney. Will train ideal candidate but experience preferred. Areas of practice include: immigration, family law, civil litig...
Job Purpose: Secretarial and as receptionist, serving clients and visitors by telephone and in person by greeting and referring them; notifying staff member of their arrival; maintaining reception room appearance. Duties: * Welcomes clients and visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; transferring calls; answering or referring inquiries. * Proficient with dictation transcription....
Company Confidential Willow Grove, PA, 19090
Montgomery County law firm is seeking a full-time experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal to support a busy and demanding attorney in an insurance defense firm. Candidate must be qualified to work in a fast paced environment, should demonstrate proficiency in Word and Outlook, must be detail oriented, must possess exceptional organizational skills and quality file management skills, and must be able...
Company Confidential New York City, NY, 10022
Secretary’s Job Description: World renowned - Manhattan based - Class A real estate development firm. Secretary/Assistant to support busy in-house Attorney. Heavy word processing, editing, proofreading, blacklining and distributionsof contracts. Organized, diligent and consistent management of electronic and paper files. Additional tasks include all basic administrative needs and paralegal type ta...
Busy law firm looking for an experienced legal secretary for its family practice. Litigation experience, or the desire to learn is required. One must be able to work in a fast paced environment and this position requires an organized individual. You must be able to work independently. An understanding and sensitivity to the particular client’s needs is key. Tact, diplomacy and a personality is a p...
Company Confidential weston, FL, 33326
Small fast paced litigation law firm in Weston, Florida (BrowardCounty) is looking to IMMEDIATELY hire a junior legal assistant, providingoffice and clerical support to the firm's legal and administrative team. Theprimary responsibilities include: answering phones, mail, postage, greetingclients, copying/filing, preparation of correspondence, e-filing (working knowledge of federal and circuit cour...
Company Confidential Carmel, IN, 46032
Rapidly growing legal practice seeking experienced paralegal/legal assistant familiar with family, and criminal law matters. Ability to handle all tasks within the firm including: Intake calls, file management, client contact, drafting and filing pleadings, etc. Excellent writing skills and problem solving abilities are a must. Approximately 30-40 hours a week. My office is located on the north si...
Legal Assistant - Paralegal. Immediate part time opening. We are a small law firm with one attorney. Our only practice area is consumer and business bankruptcy law primarily representing debtors. We currently need a part time employee to work between 25 and 35 hours per week. The position could quickly develop into a full time position for the right employee. The position is best suited for a coll...
Company Confidential Troy, MI, 48083
Financial Legal Assistant Full time position with small to medium sized law firm in southeast Michigan/North Oakland County. Must have strong background and proven experience in Real Estate, Corporation and Financial transactions. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and WordPerfect, Mich-Elf, UCC filings, and Real Estate Recordings. Must be self-sufficient and able to follow through and...
Legal Assistant Consulting Firm to Divorce Lawyers (Central, NJ) Legal secretary for law consulting firm to family law attorneys. We provide support services to the courts, divorce attorneys, mediators, and parties to the divorce, on pension, retirement programs, and economic loss matters. Candidates must have recent prior law office employment. Legal assistants and paralegals with under 10 years...
Job Type: Immediate Full-Time position with benefits Description: Legal Secretary, with litigation experience, to work full-time in mid-sized congenial, busy law firm in Melville Job Requirements: · At least four years of litigation experience. · Exceptional organization skills. · Positive attitude. · Excellent word processing skills. · Ability to multitask. · Team work oriented. · Ability to work...
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Enhances attorney's effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.
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Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
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