Transactional Legal Secretary (Fort Worth) (DFM#835)

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High-profile, international law firm is seeking a highly qualified Transactional Legal Secretary for their Fort Worth Office! Will support very busy partners/associates in the Corporate/Transactional Practice Group.

Essential Duties

Performs secretarial functions associated with firm administrative tasks, including processing new client/matter requests, client bills, time reports and expense reports. Performs word processing of drafts, revisions and final documents for client-related matters, including correspondence, memoranda, bills, timesheets and project work, as needed. This includes proofreading and redlining work for accuracy, copy, format, etc. Copies, distributes, sends (electronically and/or via mail, courier or express service), files and otherwise handles completed work. Maintains physical and electronic files, and contacts. Coordinates meetings and appointments, and properly receives clients/guests, as requested.  Maintains appointment calendar for attorneys. Transcribes and composes correspondence for client-related matters. Prepares closing binders, ebinders, corporate documents (joint ventures, M&A’s, etc., as needed. Handles incoming and outgoing mail.




Must have three to five years of experience working in a mid- or large-sized law firm.  The secretary should possess working knowledge of general office procedures, as well as, strong familiarity with legal terminology related to general legal concepts and specific area(s) of assignment.  Working knowledge and experience with the Firm’s technology and applications strongly preferred (DeskSite, Interaction, Chrome River, etc.).  Prior experience handling expense reports, client bills, multi-line phones and conflict-checking forms, as well as working with Interaction, or another client relationship management database, is strongly preferred. Prior experience supporting more than one attorney is required.


The legal secretary must possess advanced word processing/computer skills utilizing a variety of software programs including, but not limited to, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Adobe. The individual must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation. Strong phone etiquette, attention to detail and follow through skills is required. Must be knowledgeable with legal filing and record-keeping practices, as relevant to the specific practice. Must be highly organized and able to successfully multi-task and meet set deadlines. Strong customer service, ability to be flexible and work effectively as part of a team is required.


The firm offers a competitive benefit package along with beautiful offices in downtown Fort Worth!


Salary:  $60,000-65,000 DOE



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