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Litigation Secretary

Location: San Francisco
Salary: $85000
Job Type: Permanent
Job Ref: 17708

Job Description

Our client, a well-established global law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Secretary for their expanding San Francisco office.

If you have 3-10 years of experience as a LITIGATION SECRETARY the salary will go up to 85K DOE with a top benefit package. 10+ years of experience potentially up to $90K DOE.

Responsibilities:

  • Edit and proofread  pleadings and other legal documents
  • E-file pleadings with courts including handling service of same to all parties
  • Handle general administrative duties such as travel arrangements, calendaring deadlines, deposition coordination, meeting coordination, expense reports, time entry and the new business memorandum process with efficiency and in a proactive manner
  • Answer and screen telephone calls
  • Open and close files including handling the filing of legal or other administrative materials and send materials to off-site storage

Qualifications:

  • 3+ legal secretarial experience required
  • Strong legal and administrative skills, as well as an ability to multi-task and perform well under strict deadlines
  • Must be extremely well organized and detail-oriented. Familiarity with document management systems a plus
  • Experience in Microsoft Word (including creating and revising documents) and Outlook required; experience in PowerPoint, Excel and Visio strongly preferred
  • Must have knowledge of citation rules, court rules and litigation procedures

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