Senior Litigation Legal Secretary (DFM #195)

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A leading global law firm in Uptown is seeking a highly-professional Legal Secretary to provide extensive secretarial support to attorneys in litigation, and corporate/transactional practice areas.  This role reports to the Dallas Director of Administration.


Responsibilities Include:

-Assisting in 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 is not limited to, Tables of Authorities, exhibits, declarations and orders.

-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.

-Candidate 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.

-Successful candidate must have 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.



-Qualified candidate 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.

-Candidate will also exhibit a work ethic of punctuality and reliability.

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



-10+ years of experience supporting corporate and litigation attorneys at a law firm.

-2+ years of experience in professional services preferred.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience in Adobe, Forms workflow, Workshare Compare and Best Authority preferred.


The firm provides and excellent benefit package to include health care, retirement, PTO, sick and vacation time, annual raises and performance-based bonuses, paid parking, etc. in beautiful offices!  The first 90 days are onsite, then hybrid!


Salary range:  $75,000 to $90,000 DOE.

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