Sr. Litigation Legal Secretary (DFM #104)

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High-profile, global law firm, is seeking a Senior Litigation Legal Secretary to support various partners and associates in a busy practice area.  Note:  this position includes two Intellectual Property litigators.  Some IP experience would be helpful.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for document preparation, editing, file maintenance and, client billing
  • Work with timekeepers, input time entry, file electronic court filings, pleadings, and process mail
  • Client contact in person and over the phone
  • Travel arrangements and reimbursements
  • Handles administrative confidential/sensitive firm and/or client information
  • These duties may be ongoing or ad-hoc in nature
  • Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements for this position

 

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years of Litigation experience in a mid to large sized law firm and be proficient in legal secretarial and administrative tasks including, but not limited to, document preparation, filing, time entry, expenses, telephone contact, travel arrangements, and calendar maintenance
  • Must be familiar with local court rules
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize, work independently, and multi-task a must. Ability to work in a high-volume environment
  • The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and excellent client service
  • Qualified candidates must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook (including utilization of styles and pleading to format documents), Excel, and PowerPoint; TOC/TOA; must exhibit strong typing skills and have the ability to learn and quickly become proficient in new computer software programs
  • Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication and solid organizational skills
  • Candidates should also be detail-oriented, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, have the ability to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks, and work effectively independently and within a team
  • Availability for overtime is required
  • E-filing in all courts

 

The firm offers a competitive benefit package along with beautiful offices in Dallas!

Firm has a hybrid schedule in place for now.

 

Salary:  $80,000-85,000 DOE

 

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