Corporate Legal Secretary (DFM #920)

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High-profile, international law firm in Uptown is seeking a Corporate Legal Secretary-Team Support to provide extensive secretarial support to attorneys in corporate/transactional, litigation and real estate practice areas!

 

Responsibilities:

-Drafting letters, spreadsheets, presentations and shells/templates, including complex formatting and preparation of documents for filing with appellate courts, district courts and various state courts through attorney service and e-filing portals.  This includes, but not limited to, tables of authorities, exhibits, declarations and orders.

-Must be able to prepare corporate closing binders and signature packets, calculate litigation calendaring deadlines, coordinate and schedule depositions and office meetings and arrange and coordinate travel through office travel agency.

-Familiarity with signature packets and real estate transaction closings is helpful but not required.

-Must have the ability to research and obtain information, facilitate the completion of forms and processes, and other administrative tasks, including processing invoices, reimbursements and reviewing time entries.

-Strong litigation skills, the ability to work effectively with various courts, agencies, firm departments and offices, engage resources in an appropriate manner and complete other job duties as assigned.

-Ability to work effectively as a member of a team is essential.

 

Qualifications:

-Must have comprehensive knowledge of legal office procedures, demonstrate initiative and have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to use good judgment in handling tasks in a timely and professional manner with limited supervision.

-Strong attention to detail, organization, solid computer proficiencies and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and problem solving while remaining calm in deadline-driven situations is required.

-Will also exhibit a work ethic of punctuality and reliability.

-Excellent grammar, punctuation, proofreading and spelling skills is integral.

 

Experience:

-Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience supporting corporate and litigation attorneys at a law firm.

-Required computer experience includes a high proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point; experience in Adobe, Forms Workflow, Workshare Compare and Best Authority preferred.

-The successful candidate will be given extensive training on the Firm’s software applications.

 

Firm provides and excellent benefit package (parking, 7.25 hour work day, etc.) in beautiful offices in Uptown!

 

Salary:  $75,000-85,000 DOE

 

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