Legal Secretary - Monroe, LA
Legal Secretary position with one of the BEST law firms in Monroe!
Supports attorneys through the performance of complex secretarial and administrative duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process.
This position requires exceptional secretarial and administrative skills, excellent organizational, client service and communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Assist attorneys in all stages of business and Transportation Accidents; Serious Personal Injury; Class Actions; Medical Malpractice; Labor and Employment Litigation; Oil & Gas Law; Oilfield Litigation
•Create letters, legal documents and memos in Word, spreadsheets in Excel, presentations in PowerPoint; apply styles and use templates.
•Ensure proper setup and maintenance of client files utilizing firm's document management system (FileSite) as well as creating physical file folders and labels (copying, scanning, profiling all original documents and emails).
•Administer calendars; coordinate and schedule meetings and travel arrangements, and manage contacts.
•Manage client intake process from conflicts check, new matter intake, and initial file creation.
•Coordinate with attorneys and billing department to prepare and finalize client billings and invoices; assist Finance team with inquiries related to accounts receivable.
•Maintain a good working rapport with clients which requires discretion and judgment.
•Perform other administrative duties required based upon the unique practice of attorneys.
•Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
Education and Experience Required :
•A high school diploma or equivalency is required; an Associate’s Degree, Business School certificate or related education is desirable.
•Three – five years legal secretarial experience in Transportation Accidents; Serious Personal Injury; Class Actions; Medical Malpractice; Labor and Employment Litigation; Oil & Gas Law; Oilfield Litigation Qualifications and Skills Required: .
•Excellent spelling, grammar, proofreading, transcription and general clerical skills. •Ability to accurately type a minimum of 50 words per minute
•Proficiency in the use of MS Office software and other law office software. •Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
•Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. •Ability to work effectively within a team environment and to work proactively.
•Flexible, solutions-oriented approach and the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities.
If you have the experience we are looking for apply today!
Keywords: Legal, litigation, law, paralegal, secretary
Full Time, Career Position
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City, State or Zip Code: Monroe, LA
Position Type: Full Time, Career Position
Date Posted: 11/06/2018