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Legal Secretary Job Description

Legal secretaries provide administrative support to teams and individuals within the legal profession. They may work in large firms, for individual attorneys, or even in other settings such as corporations, real estate offices, schools and government agencies.

Legal secretary job duties

Legal secretaries perform a variety of tasks and typically operate with minimal oversight and guidance. Their main job is to keep the teams and individuals that they support organized, focused and prepared. Some of the day-to-day duties that they may be responsible for include:

  • Scheduling hearings
  • Preparing legal documents and correspondence
  • Recording notes and taking minutes at meetings
  • Arranging meetings and schedules

What does it take to become a legal secretary?

While there is no formal degree or specific educational requirement for becoming a legal secretary, people interested in entering the profession should possess the following essential skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication ability
  • Fluency with modern computer systems and software
  • Great time management
  • Willingness to be flexible

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  • Location: Denver, Colorado
    Date Posted: 01/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Several Denver law firms are seeking temp-to-hire experienced litigation legal secretary to support both attorneys and paralegals in a variety of areas including: medical malpractice, premises liability, trucking, construction and insurance defense. The ideal candidate is self-motivated...View Details.
  • Location: Arco Station, California
    Date Posted: 01/17
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Full time Junior Legal Secretary Job in Los Angeles, CA
     
    Are you interested in a full-time job with our client in Los Angeles?  You may be a fit if you have at least one year of either law firm or legal department experience, along with transactional legal secretary...
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  • Location: Denver, Colorado
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client, a fast-growing law firm, is searching for a detail-oriented, computer savvy candidate for a Litigation Legal Assistant job in the downtown Denver, CO area.  To be considered for this job, you must have two or more years’ law firm experience.   This is an...View Details.
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client, a Top Intellectual Property firm located in Denver, CO is seeking a full time Patent Legal/Billing Assistant. Previous Patent Prosecution...View Details.
  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Litigation Legal Assistant Job Lexington, Kentucky
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Req’d Experience:  3 years
    Location:  Cincinnati, Ohio Job Type:  Legal...
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  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
    Date Posted: 01/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Litigation Legal Assistant Job Indianapolis, Indiana
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Req’d Experience:  3 years
    Location:  Indianapolis, IN Job Type:  Legal...
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Do you have 5+ years of litigation and transactional experience? Are you a wiz when it comes to scheduling, calendaring, composing and proofreading correspondence, and preparing/processing court and administrative agency filings? Are you an organized multi-tasker and team player, able to...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you an experienced legal secretary with a plethora of filing experience (e-filing in district, superior, and appellate courts, and filings under seal in both State and Federal courts)? Do you have excellent customer service skills and computer skills, with the ability to type 65 WPM+?...View Details.
  • Location: Sherman Oaks, California
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Contract
    Sherman Oaks office of National Insurance Company is seeking an experienced legal secretary on a temporary to hire basis.
     
    Requirements:
    • 5+ years of solid litigation experience, preferably in Insurance Defense
    • Knowledge of State and Federal...View Details.
  • Location: Clifton, New Jersey
    Date Posted: 01/15
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Special Counsel has a Part-time Legal Secretary job in Clifton, NJ, for a law firm client.  If you are an experienced legal support professional with 1-3 years of experience in a law firm supporting Partner-level attorneys, please send us your resume!  Our client is boutique law...View Details.
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