Legal Secretary

Special Counsel is seeking a Legal Secretary to join a boutique law firm in Washington, DC on a contract-to-hire basis. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides administrative and secretarial support to attorneys, including secretarial team coverage and backup support.
  • Provides administrative and/or project support to various departments and personnel, as needed.
  • Answers, screens, and places telephone calls. Directs calls and assists callers as appropriate.
  • Opens, reads, and routes mail as directed.
  • Prepares correspondence, documents, reports, and spreadsheets.
  • Maintains attorney and client files, records, and contact lists.
  • Schedules meetings, maintains calendars, and coordinates travel plans as needed.
  • Assists attorney(s) with administrative work and projects.
  • Prepares attorney time records, expense reports, and check requests.
  • Handles personal matters requested by attorney(s).
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of one year as a legal assistant in a law firm and be excited to work in a small office providing direct attorney support.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.