Legal Secretary

Houston, TX 77002

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 132002 Pay Range: $70,000-75,000 / year

Job Description

Hybrid schedule 
Paid parking 

Seeking a hands-on litigation secretary 3+ years of experience in complex commercial litigation or intellectual property litigation in federal courts preferred. Strong word-processing and formatting skills, including fluency in MS styles, Table of Contents, and Table of Authorities, required. Candidates must be a team player with a strong work ethic. This position will offer hands-on learning opportunities.

Mon-Fr. 8-5 (must be available to work weekends and overtime upon request). Candidates may work remotely but be able to travel for trial, trial preparation, and other team building opportunities.

Legal Secretary Job Responsibilities:

· Assists and supports lawyers and paralegals with their work as needed.

· Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support and representing the attorney to clients and others.

· Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics to help coordinate case preparation.

· Reads, researches, reviews, verifies, and routes correspondence, reports, and legal documents.

· Drafts, revises, and edits letters and other written documents, and collects and analyzes information.

· Organizes client conferences, and attorney meetings by scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other parties, and by coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals.

· Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; and anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.

· Represents attorney by communicating on their behalf and obtaining information, following up on delegated assignments, and knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.

· Strong proficiency in MS Office

· Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.

· Develops and maintains filing and retrieval systems, as well as digital archive systems.

· Records and documents meeting discussions, maintains transcripts, documents, and maintains evidence.

· Ability to book travel arrangements and submit expense reports.

Legal Secretary Skills and Qualifications:

· 3+ years of litigation secretary experience

· Experience supporting a team at trial

· Time management and organizational skills

· Strong written and verbal communication

· Office experience

· Integrity and discretion

· Computer skills, including case management software


Meet The Recruiter

Brittany Grumbles, MS
Sr. Direct-Hire Recruiter

I'm a passionate recruiter who loves finding the best talent for a variety of industries.

I specialize in recruiting top-notch individuals for important roles in Legal, HR, Marketing, Administrative, and Education fields. I find joy in the challenge of identifying and attracting the best candidates to help businesses succeed.

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