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Transactional Legal Secretary (7354)

Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: 7354  

Job Description:

This position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and word processing duties while exercising sound judgment over work priorities with minimal supervision.

  • Types and edits documents quickly and accurately, proofreading for content and typographical errors.
  • Utilizes firm technology (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) effectively.
  • Completes work product according to instructions and within the requested time frame.
  • Handles general administrative duties such as travel arrangements, meeting coordination, expense reports, time entry and the new business memorandum process with efficiency and in a proactive manner.
  • Answers telephone calls, takes messages or provides information as appropriate.
  • Opens and closes files as necessary, promptly handles the filing of legal or other administrative materials and sends materials to off-site storage as necessary.
  • Attends training classes to keep up to date with technological advances and software upgrades.
  • Provides additional back-up coverage to other Professional Assistants as needed.


3+ years of experience as a Legal Secretary supporting multiple attorneys.

Requires strong legal and administrative skills, as well as an ability to multi-task and perform well under strict deadlines. Must be extremely well organized and detail-oriented. Familiarity with document management systems a plus.

Experience in Microsoft Word (including creating and revising documents) and Outlook required; experience in PowerPoint, Excel and Visio strongly preferred.

Strong legal and administrative skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and perform well under strict deadlines, are required. 

Becky Barclay