Legal Secretary (JN -062019-3979)

Our client is a national law firm with more than 170 attorneys in offices from coast to coast. Right now they are looking for Legal Secretary  to join the Miami office. This position will provide legal secretarial support to four litigation attorneys and be responsible for the day to day supervising and coordinating of the office support staff.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience managing a law office
  • 3+ years litigation secretarial experience
  • Transcription ability
  • Federal and state e-filing experience
  • Familiarity with local filing rules
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Applications, especially Word
  • Strong organizational skills, high attention to detail, and ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Scheduling & Calendaring
  • Preparing documents for court filing and service
  • Entering attorney expenses
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Tracking CLEs
  • Some paralegal tasks as needed
  • Directing, managing, and overseeing daily operations and business functions to ensure efficient operation of the office
  • Providing regular direction and leadership to staff
  • Partner with HR to recruit open positions and provide basic HR support during new employee orientation
  • Ensure adherence to budget  }
  • Work on firm-wide initiatives with senior management and help to standardize practices and procedures and streamline activities where appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned