Legal Secretary

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 11/07/2017 Job ID: 23409 Industry: Legal Pay Rate: Conmensurate with Experience

Legal Secretary - Litigation

Need someone for Loop (Downtown Chicago) location to fill position of Legal Secretary - Litigation.

 

SUMMARY: Perform a  variety of secretarial duties for immediate supervisor to whom assigned according to established policies and procedures.  Maintains positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff and observes confidentiality of client matters.  Some overtime required. Advanced skills in most software packages required.  

Must, prepare correspondence and other legal documents, process mail, establish and maintain calendar, maintain electronic paper filing system, file pleadings, screen calls, make appointments, work closely with administrative support staff, proof documents etc.  

Two to five years on the job experience as a legal secretary with litigation. High school or equivalent, ability to read and write using proper punctuation, grammar and spelling, ability to transcribe legal documents from rough draft or dictation at 50 wpm or greater.  Ability to organize tasks, attention to detail.  Advanced knowledge of MS Word including generating table of authorities; generating table of contents and other indexes; mail merge; styles; tables; multi-level paragraph numbering; document compare, including saving redlines to iManage and sending redlines via email.  Basic Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.  Basic ELITE desired,  basic Access is a plus.  

Qualified candidates can send their resumes to carrie@stivers.com


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