Our client in Dallas, TX is looking for a Legal Secretary. The selected candidate will have the following skill set:
Performs full secretarial and administrative duties for attorneys under minimal supervision.
Perform secretarial functions associated with firm administrative tasks, including processing new client/matter requests, client bills, time reports and expense reports
Takes dictation and transcribes, composes correspondence for client-related matters
Performs word processing of drafts, revisions and final documents for client-related matters, including correspondence, memoranda, bills, timesheets and project work, as needed. This includes proofreading and redlining work for accuracy- copy, format, etc.
Copies, distributes, sends (electronically and/or via mail, courier or express service), file and otherwise handle completed work
Coordinates travel arrangements
Maintains physical and electronic files, contacts, and maintains dockets of cases for attorney
Coordinates meetings and appointments
Keeps appointment calendar for attorney
Prepares minute books and closing binders, as needed
Handles incoming and outgoing mail
Looking for someone from the corporate legal side
3-5+ years’ experience working within a mid-size or large-size law firm required
High School diploma required
College degree preferred
Prior experience supporting more than one attorney required
Prior experience with handling expense reports, client bills, multi-line phones and conflict-checking forms, as well as working with Interaction, or another CRM database is strongly preferred
Must possess working knowledge of general office procedures
Strong familiarity with legal terminology related to general legal concepts required
Must possess advanced word processing/computer skills utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, Adobe
Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation
Strong phone etiquette, attention to detail and follow through skills required
Must be knowledgeable with legal filing and record-keeping practices, as relevant to the specific practice
Must be highly organized and able to successfully multi-task and meet set deadlines
Ability to be flexible and work effectively as part of a team required
Please visit us on the web at http://www.frontlinesourcegroup.com
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D. Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S. Clients will not sponsor visas.
Frontline Source Group™ is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas (Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston Galleria, Lewisville, West Houston, San Antonio, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands), Tennessee (Nashville and Brentwood), and Arizona (Phoenix and Scottsdale).
Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements. We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States and Canada.