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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: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 08/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Contract
    Commercial Litigation Legal Secretary Job in Southeast Michigan
    Job Overview:
    Company: Special Counsel Employee Type: Contract / Contract to Hire
    Location: South East Michigan Required Experience: 2+ years of experience
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  • Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Are you a motivated legal support professional with a background in corporate law? Special Counsel is seeking a Corporate Legal Secretary to join an international firm in their Northern Virginia (NoVa) office. Qualified candidates will have prior corporate law experience. This is an...View Details.
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Health Care
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Special Counsel is currently working with a prestigious law firm in need of a temporary-to-permanent Legal Assistant to support a busy health care...View Details.
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A legal practice assistant job in Charlotte, North Carolina is available via Special Counsel. In order to be considered for this opportunity you must...View Details.
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an experienced legal assistant with significant transactional experience in a law firm or corporate setting? Do you have an associates degree,...View Details.
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
    Date Posted: 08/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Special Counsel has a new job opportunity for a Legal Secretary in Jacksonville, Florida!  Do you have Florida e-filing and data entry experience?  Our client is a prestigious Florida law firm seeking to add an experienced and polished team member to their group!  This is a...View Details.
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
    Date Posted: 08/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you looking for a new opportunity at a firm with a reputation for excellent work-life balance and stability? If yes, we are currently recruiting...View Details.
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Date Posted: 08/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant job in Minneapolis, MN is available courtesy of Special Counsel. This position will support the litigation practice of a downtown Minneapolis law firm. The successful candidate will have experience in litigation and have confidence in and...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 08/16
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Litigation Legal Secretary Job is available immediately in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.  If you have at least 2 years’ experience assisting...View Details.
  • Location: El Segundo, California
    Date Posted: 08/09
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
     
     
    Legal Assistant
    A new perm legal assistant position, in the city of El Segundo, is available immediately through Special Counsel. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing firm in a newly created legal assistant role. The ideal candidate is detail...
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