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Entry-Level Legal Secretary

Job Code: 58301927
Location: New York, New York
Date Posted: 8/14/2017
Position:
Practice Area: Litigation
Employment Type: Direct Hire

A law firm in Manhattan is seeking an Entry-Level Legal Secretary to add to their busy team.  
 
Key Job Duties:
 - Answer and screen telephone calls in a professional and timely manner; take accurate messages with a high degree of professionalism and courtesy; arrange conference calls.  Preview daily incoming internal/external electronic mail/messages and take initial actions. - - - -Work collaboratively with attorneys and support staff in drafting legal documents.
-Maintain calendars and all scheduling to ensure the most efficient and effective use of the attorney’s time.  Manage and coordinate complex schedules including internal and external meetings and court hearings; ensure all parties are informed of and kept abreast of schedules.
-Obtain knowledge of case management system, terminology and procedures.
-Review and interpret all documents (legal & otherwise) such as draftings and pleadings, etc.  
-Data entry to update client system and internal databases
-Promptly determine when attorney action is required
-Perform other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
 
¿Bachelor’s degree
¿Must be proficient in the use of computers, copiers, fax machines, and general software
¿Attention to detail to perform accurate and quality work is a necessity
¿Effective organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
¿Excellent written and verbal communication skills
¿Ability to manage priorities and workflow in a high-volume environment
¿Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
¿Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
 

If you are qualified, interested and available in this Entry-Level Legal Secretary job in New York City, New York, please send an MS Word version of your resume to newyork@specialcounsel.com
 

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