POSITION TITLE: Legal Secretary
PRACTICE GROUP: Commercial Litigation
REPORTS TO: Supervising Attorney
FLSA STATUS: Full-time, Non-exempt
REVISION DATE: February 2021
Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information management support;
representing the attorney to clients and others. Assist attorney(s) with preparation of
legal documents, correspondence, etc. Perform general secretarial duties such as
filing/scanning, transcription, time keeping, scheduling, and answering phones.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or the equivalent. Two years of law firm legal assistant experience preferred.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Strong typing skills and the ability to operate general office equipment such as telephone, copy and fax machines. Familiarity with legal terminology and procedures. Experience with case management software preferred. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications. Must have good written and interpersonal communication skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
Filing and electronic filing
Client contact/client relations
Editing and proofreading documents
Set up new files and close files upon completion
Scheduling depositions, hearings, mediations, client meetings
Screening client calls and gathering client intake information
Perform conflict checks
Other duties as assigned
For physical demands of this position see Human Resources. Reasonable
accommodation may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon
Attn: HR Director
30 S. Spring Street
Pensacola, Florida 32502
or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org