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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: Washington, District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 10/23
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Administrative Asst
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of DC’s most prominent law firms is seeking a qualified legal secretary to join their support team. The firm boasts a strong reputation for...View Details.
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
    Date Posted: 10/23
    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: 10/23
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Business Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A legal secretary/word processor job in Charlotte, NC is immediately available via Special Counsel.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have at least an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years’ experience in a similar role....View Details.
  • Location: New York, New York
    Date Posted: 10/20
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    The Manhattan office of a premiere law firm is seeking a permanent Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary to join their team.
     
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  • Location: Irvine, California
    Date Posted: 10/19
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract To Hire
    Do you have at least one year of experience as a Legal Secretary? Special Counsel's Irvine, CA office has a new position for a 6-month long project, that has a possibility of becoming permanent. Our client, a 3-attorney firm specializing in all areas of law, is seeking a sharp...View Details.
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
    Date Posted: 10/19
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to work for a recognized and established Commercial Litigation Law Firm located in Las Vegas that provides excellent compensation...View Details.
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
    Date Posted: 10/19
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Labor & Employment
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Legal Assistant Position in Phoenix - Excellent Firm
     
    Would you like to work for a highly regarded law firm in Phoenix? Our...View Details.
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
    Date Posted: 10/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Employment Type: Contract
    Do you have a background in legal support? Do you thrive in an environment that allows you to work with a variety of individuals and cases? This may be...View Details.
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
    Date Posted: 10/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Real Property
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    We are currently looking for a Direct Hire Junior Legal Secretary! Our client is a well-known firm in the Irvine, CA area, and they're seeking someone to...View Details.
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Date Posted: 10/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel Minneapolis has an immediate need for legal assistants with trademark docketing experience! Our client, a prominent downtown Minneapolis law firm, needs someone to work exclusively on their client's docketing system and help with a backlog of files.
     
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