Legal Secretary

Special Counsel is currently recruiting a legal secretary to assist the managing partner of the Cleveland office of a large national insurance defense law firm. The firm is seeking a professional, proactive, strong secretary with litigation experience to join the growing Cleveland office.


  • Experience with both State and Federal courts, including knowledge of CM/ECF e-filing procedures;
  • 5+ years of litigation experience, including trial;
  • Experience with calendaring/scheduling for multiple attorneys;
  • Organized, reliable, and attentive to detail; and
  • Initiative and willingness to be a team player.
  • Responsibilities:

  • Perform secretary functions for attorneys requiring knowledge of format, procedures and legal terminology;
  • Transcribe information from typed or handwritten notes or dictation, ensuring grammar, spelling, and citations are accurate;
  • Prepare, edit, proofread and maintain a variety of legal documents, including but not limited to, correspondence, motions, subpoenas, opinions, complaints, declarations, discovery requests and pleadings associated with discovery and trial preparation;
  • Schedule appointments, depositions, conference calls, site inspections, medical examinations and other various appointments, including travel and company-related business;
  • Handle all incoming and outgoing mail; and
  • Open and close new files.
  • Would you like to learn more about the Legal Secretary position that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Cleveland, Ohio?  If so, then please submit your resume below.  Or, visit our website at to apply or consider other available opportunities with us.  

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