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Temp to Hire Litigation Legal Secretary


Designation: Temp-to-Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: JOS000000906  


Job Description:

Excellent opportunity for a temp to hire litigation legal secretary to join a top-tier law firm. 

 

Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record desired.

Experience:  Six to eight years relevant experience in Litigation required.

 

·         Strong organizational skills.

·         Keyboarding skills of at least 65 wpm.

·         Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

·         Knowledge of format, legal procedures and specialized terminology.

·         Create and edit documents, mail merges, charts, graphs, tables, etc.

·         Working knowledge of windows applications, including e-mail and document management systems.

·         Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as corporate documents, closing documents, summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements, etc.

·         Maintain files and calendar.

·         Handle administrative tasks such as billing, time recording and expense reimbursements.

·         Schedules appointments, meetings and travel arrangements.

·         Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence and other documents to clients, counsel, witnesses, and court officials.

·         Receive and place telephone calls.

·         Make photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed matter.  Scan and clean up documents utilizing scanner equipment and software.

·         Strong communication skills needed to communicate with all levels of personnel.

·         Flexibility in working overtime as requested.

 

·         Knowledge of Texas State and Federal Court Systems, including e-Filing and rules. 

Contact:
Becky Barclay