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Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant (20588)


Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: 20588  


Job Description:

  • Drafts and proofreads correspondence and legal documents, and prepares revisions as directed. 
  • Coordinates document preparation and completes other general office duties such as copying, scanning, and faxing. 
  • Maintains and updates calendars for assigned attorneys, coordinates travel, and schedules meetings. 
  • Enters and coordinates docketing information, and stays informed of case/project statuses. 
  • Creates and maintains electronic and paper client files and indexes, and performs routine filing. 
  • Processes expense reimbursements, and coordinates client billing with accounting department. 
  • Assists in the preparation and submission of electronic time records for timekeepers. 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of legal assistant experience.
  • A combination of litigation and corporate experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • E-filing experience is preferred. 
  • Ability to handle typical workload of 3-5 legal staff members.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to carry out instructions.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and basic knowledge of Excel required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Teams a plus.
  • Must be team-oriented, with the ability to work and communicate effectively and professionally with clients and personnel at all levels of the Firm.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to shift attention from one area of work to another quickly without frustration.
  • Ability to type 65+ WPM.

Contact:
Becky Barclay