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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: Phoenix, Arizona
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Insurance
    Employment Type: Contract
    Mid-size central Phoenix law firm is looking for a high-level Legal Assistant supporting attorneys working in litigation, transactional, and regulatory matters. Qualified candidates should possess significant experience supporting multiple attorneys in a fast paced legal...View Details.
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Now hiring for a Legal Assistant job in Jacksonville, Florida, through Special Counsel!  Do you have more than three plus years’ experience providing support to attorneys in a law firm or corporate legal department?  If so, then don’t miss out on this incredible...View Details.
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Are you seeking an opportunity to join a boutique family law firm as a Legal Assistant?   If so, Special Counsel’s client may want to speak with you!    As a Legal Assistant, you would be working with an excellent team of experienced family law attorneys in...View Details.
  • Location: Houston, Texas
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Is it time for a change? Is your career stuck in neutral?  
     
    Special Counsel is looking for stand out Litigation Legal Secretaries. The ideal candidates will have three plus years of litigation experience gained from a law firm, great job longevity and excellent...
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  • Location: Los Angeles , California
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Environmental Litigation Secretary position in Los Angeles, CA
     
    Would you like to support a founding partner of a growing National Law...
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  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently looking for an Intellectual Property Legal Secretary for our client, the Atlanta office of a large regional law firm. The...View Details.
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Paralegal
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel has a great opportunity for a Litigation Legal Secretary. The ideal candidates will have five plus years of litigation experience gained from a law firm, great job longevity and excellent references to be considered for this job opportunity.
     
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    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: Atlanta, Georgia
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Open
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Special Counsel has an immediate need for a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal for a firm in the Cumberland Mall area. Must have experience with commercial real estate transactional matters, putting together closing binders, and title and survey review. This is a great opportunity to join a...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 06/23
    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 attorneys, then you may be the candidate for this rare opportunity to join a firm that has low turnover.  If you seek a firm that...View Details.
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