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Dallas IP Legal Secretary (11652)

Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Dallas, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: 11652  

Job Description:

Growing Dallas area law firm has an immediate need for a full time/direct hire Legal Secretary. Duties include:

  • Type and draft correspondence, memoranda, and other documents
  • Answer, screen, and place calls; leaving messages as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain calendar and deadline reminder systems, utilize master calendar systems, and adhere to all firm policies and procedures with regard to docketing of deadlines
  • Keep legal staff calendar up-to-date; including scheduling of meetings and appointments; arrange travel; and process reimbursements
  • Upon direction of attorney, e-file documents with various courts; pull court dockets and document via appropriate sources



  • General knowledge normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ on-the job experience, preferably in the professional services industry
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and complete them under time constraints.
  • Excellent proofreading skills in order to review and edit legal correspondence and legal case documents; good understanding of basic mathematical concepts
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances
  • Ability to enhance department and organization reputation by creating and sharing new and innovative ideas and concepts and exploring opportunities to add value

Becky Barclay