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Legal Secretary in Wilmington, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Number: 30416


Legal Secretary


Job Description:

Our client, a legal firm in Downtown Wilmington, is looking for a Legal Secretary to join the civil litigation department of their team. The Legal Secretary will work Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week. This position offers $15 to $16 per hour, based on experience, and exceptional benefits.


Responsibilities:


  • Set up new files and maintain filing systems, with a focus on creating systems to help identify location of documents and what documents have been received and/or produced

  • Preparation and editing of general correspondence, pleadings and/or discovery documents; drafting form or enclosure letters

  • Preparation of documents for filing with Industrial Commission or Courthouse; sending filed copies to proper parties

  • Field and handle phone calls that may come in for attorney in his absence

  • Scheduling of mediations, depositions, etc., and calendaring of same

  • Preparation of materials for meetings, hearings, depositions and discovery production

  • Possible set up of conference room for attorney depositions, etc. - may involve coordinating refreshments/lunch for meeting

  • Assist with check request and vendor invoices

  • Preparing closed files for offsite storage

  • Any other related tasks that may be assigned by Management or Supervising Attorneys


Education Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Previous experience in a similar position preferred

  • Knowledge of DM5 (DOCs Management), and Elite a plus


Qualifications:


  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Minimum typing speed of 70 wpm

  • Strong grammar and written correspondence

  • Ability to provide support for two or more attorneys

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work under pressure and handle conflicting priorities

  • Ability to maintain confidential information

  • Ability to work independently, or as part of a team, using initiative in all aspects of assignments


Other Information:


  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening and background check



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