Temp Part-Time Legal Secretary

  • Location
    Newburgh, New York
  • Category
    Legal Support Personnel - Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant
  • Contract Type
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Boutique Litigation Firm in Newburgh, NY is seeking a part time legal secretary to work 3 days a week for 2 to 3 months. Candidate should have experience working in litigation and be able to work on-site. Possibility of a permanent position if temp period goes well.

Description/Job Summary
The Candidate is responsible for performing varied secretarial duties to support a litigation partner in addition to other assigned attorneys.

• Answer multiple phone lines ; screen and direct calls them as appropriate
• Transcribe tapes, dictation and put correspondence and documents into standard format
• Maintain calendars, schedule meetings, and arrange conference/teleconference calls
• Create, revise and proofread letters and various legal documents
• Create and maintain attorney files using alphanumeric systems
• Prepare and process client bills, working closely with Billing department
• Provide backup coverage for other assistants
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills
• 3+ years of secretarial experience in a legal office environment required
• Skilled typing ability and knowledge of personal computers, software, and related applications and systems
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
• Strong attention to detail
• Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Can organize, prioritize, plan and multi-task work activities, with the ability to effectively meet deadlines in a high pressure environment


Competitive hourly pay commensurate on experience

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