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Estate Planning/Probate Legal Secretary

Job Code: 57745764
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Date Posted: 8/3/2017
Position: Legal Secretary
Practice Area: Trust & Estates
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Special Counsel is currently recruiting for an estate planning and probate legal secretary to assist attorneys at a national law firm.  The office is located in Downtown Cleveland.  

  • Provide comprehensive administrative support including calendaring and travel; initiating, drafting, editing, and finalizing correspondence, reports, and/or other materials as requested
  • Preparing estate planning and probate documents
  • Opening and maintaining client files
  • Processing, reviewing, and editing client bills
  • Proofreading all work including correspondence, memoranda, and other legal documents
  • Screening incoming calls, recording messages, and reading, sorting, and processing mail
  • Establishing and maintaining calendar and deadline reminder systems


  • At least 5+ years as a legal secretary, including experience in estate planning and probate matters
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point and superior technical skills in general
  • Strong typing skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) is necessary
  • Teamwork

Would you like to learn more about the Legal Secretary job that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Cleveland, Ohio?  If so, then please submit your resume below.  Or, visit our website at to apply or consider other available opportunities with us.  Please follow me on Twitter@Cherylnjacobs for additional career opportunities.  
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