Litigation Legal Secretary

Are you a highly experienced litigation secretary interested in a full-time, permanent job opportunity at a mid sized Texas law firm's Houston office? Those with a background in construction litigation are especially encouraged to apply! This is a very visible position requiring a highly polished, professional demeanor and a solid understanding of the importance of confidentiality and being discreet. You will be responsible for handling heavy scheduling; heavy written communication; some dictation; client billing, check requests; attorney time entry; scheduling appointments and meetings; drafting, formatting, and revising correspondence and legal documents, including pleadings, briefs, discovery shells, motions, TOCs, TOAs, etc.; filing and e-filing in state and federal courts; serving discovery documents and other eDiscovery duties, including working with eDiscovery vendors; calendaring; trial prep; legal research; and more!

You will be expected to not let anything fall through the cracks, including following up on meeting action items, heavy deadline and calendar management, sometimes scheduling complex travel last minute, and more. We are looking for someone who is highly proactive and pleasant with excellent time management skills. If that sounds like you or someone you know, apply today!  

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of solid executive assistant and litigation secretary experience, including familiarity with Texas Rules of Civil Procedure 

  • Strong computer proficiency, especially with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) 

  • A thorough understanding of federal and state filing/e-filing procedures, calendaring, and legal document formatting guidelines 

  • Solid organizational skills with a proactive, determined attitude when it comes to your work 

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills with a helpful, no-job-too-small mindset 

  • Works well under pressure 

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    If you are a qualified litigation secretary interested in stepping up your career, please apply today! To see additional job opportunities across the country, check out?www.specialcounsel.com



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