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Junior Legal Secretary Job Portland, OR

Job Code: 56887469
Location: Portland, Oregon
Date Posted: 9/11/2017
Position: Legal Secretary
Practice Area: Litigation
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Are you an entry level candidate looking to get into Legal Assistance, one of the fastest growing career paths in Portland? If yes, then we are excited to announce that we are now hiring for a Junior Legal Assistant to join the legal team of a growing general litigation practice located out of Portland, OR. In this role, you can expect to assist both the Senior Legal Assistant and Paralegal teams with drafting, filing in state and federal courts, document management, client correspondence, and opening and closing files. You are an ideal candidate if you have at least a year of law office experience, strong multitasking skills, possess highly professional communication, and an education in Legal Studies. This firm has a family feel, offers competitive compensation, and values work life balance-please apply today if you would like to hear more!  
Jr. Legal Secretary Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining attorney calendars.
  • Docketing.
  • Formatting briefs, pleadings, correspondence and other legal documents.
  • Filing of legal documents with state and federal courts.
  • Regularly and accurately proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to distribution or filing.
  • Updating and maintaining client files.
  • Client correspondence.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma required (College degree is preferred, but not required).
  • At least a year of experience in law firm setting.
  • Exposure to Lexis Nexis, Pacer, ECF, state court filings, Desksite or other comparable document management system, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, CompuLaw, Concur, and Excel, preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage work load and to take the initiative in handling projects and anticipating what needs to be done.
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with others.
  • Requires a high degree of professionalism and the ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Demonstrates teamwork.
  • Possess basic PC skills; ability to use phone system, copier, scanner, fax, and printer.

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