Dallas law firm is seeking a Litigation Legal Secretary to provide desk coverage and overflow assistance four attorneys. Must have advanced knowledge of the litigation process, rules of procedure and excellent grammar and proofreading skills.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to litigation attorneys in the practice of law (four attorneys)
  • Assists in preparing for hearings, trials, mediations, arbitrations, depositions, meetings, etc. in a fast-paced, high volume litigation practice
  • Types pleadings, discovery, briefs, status reports, and correspondence from dictation
  • Maintains, organizes, and manages client files
  • Dockets/calendars deadlines
  • Manages electronic and paper filing systems (state and federal)
  • Enters attorney time into billing system
  • Exercises discretion and maintains information of a confidential nature
  • Handles multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Works occasional overtime, as needed

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Five+ years of recent litigation experience in a law firm. Defense litigation experience preferred
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Experience with electronic court filings (state and federal)
  • Familiarity with DMS (document management system), preferably iManage
  • Chrome River experience a plus (used for expense reports and billing clients)
  • Ability to turn constructive feedback into best practices for future use
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with co-workers, clients, courts and opposing counsel and be proactive about seeking clarification of ambiguities
  • Ability to read and understand attorney mail and email
  • Typing speed of 65+ words per minute

For immediate consideration send resumes to:
Catie Colby
csc@attorneyresource.com Job #10877