Litigation Secretary

Houston, TX 77019

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 131661 Pay Range: $70,000-80,000 / year

Job Description

Insurance defense firm in downtown Houston is seeking a litigation legal secretary.  They will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to two or more lawyers. This varies from transcribing and proofreading legal documents, scheduling court depositions, hearings, and meetings, to filing and organizing important documents.

Schedule - Hybrid schedule requiring 3 days onsite, 2 days work from home (if desired).

Desk - will support 1-2 partners as well as 2-3 associates. So someone who can handle 4-5 assignments on a busy desk.
Parking - 100% paid Full benefits offered

Core Requirements

·      Minimum 5 years litigation experience.  Med mal defense a plus

·      Knowledge of document management systems. iManage a plus

·      Knowledge of legal time billing system.  Juris a plus

·      Knowledge of TRCP

·      Proficient in Microsoft Suite

Core Responsibilities
  • Support two or more attorneys
  • Transcribe from dictation, filing, and organizing, sometimes voluminous, Word files, PDF documents
  • Coordinate with Nurses who are responsible for obtaining documents from hospitals and other medical records providers to review for possible areas of non-compliance
  • eFiling proficiency with courts in multiple states


Benefits include free parking, group medical plans, dental and vision insurance, firm funded short term and long-term disability plans, 401(k) retirement plan, paid time off, and other optional benefits.

Meet The Recruiter

Isabel Swanson
Senior Legal Recruiter

I began my career as a litigation paralegal and attended law school for one year. I realized that was not the career path I wanted to take, so I started working as a legal recruiter and have been loving it for the last twenty years!

I love working at Burnett Specialists and truly enjoy the relationships I have formed with my candidates, clients, and co-workers.

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