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Legal Secretary - Litigation (Temp-to-Perm)- NYC

compensation: Between $25 - $30 hourly depending on experience
employment type: contract

Global insurance defense firm located in lower Manhattan seeks an experienced Legal Secretary– Litigation (Temp-to-Perm) for a long term, temporary project with the potential for permanent conversion. The hourly rate is between $25 - $30, depending upon experience. If you are interested in this opportunity, please reply with your resume as a Microsoft Word attachment and "Legal Secretary - Litigation (Temp-to-Perm)- NYC" in the subject line.

Primary Duties

The Legal Secretary is expected to perform a variety of legal and administrative duties, including answering phones, greeting visitors, and communicating with clients, attorneys, etc. Other responsibilities may include:

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• Secretarial and administrative assistance
• Drafting and redlining legal documents
• Client reception and answering phone
• Maintain calendars and appointments
• Sort mail and packages and distribute to appropriate staff
• Manage legal files and records: organizing, copying, filing, scanning, faxing, filing
• Office inventory and supplies management
• Prepare and coordinate legal correspondence and reports
• Other administrative duties as needed

Requirements

• 4 – 7 years of legal secretarial/administrative support experience at a law firm or the legal department of a corporation
• Prior knowledge and exposure to litigation procedures and process, insurance defense is a plus
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint) and other legal programs such as billing programs, i.e. iManage is a plus
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong time-management, attention to detail and organizational skills
• Courteous and professional demeanor
• Effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
• Solid customer service skills




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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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