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Legal Secretary- Business Litigation

Atlanta, GA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 05/07/2024 Industry: Legal- Staff Job Number: S140 Pay Rate: up to $90,000

Job Description

A highly desirable mid-sized Atlanta law firm with very little turnover seeks a Litigation Legal Secretary to provide legal administrative support to a group of attorneys in business litigation. This person must have a college degree, a stable resume, and be an excellent writer/proofreader with a solid command of grammar, spelling, and punctuation. 

Essential functions include:

  • Draft, transcribe and type routine correspondence and documents.
  • E-filing in various State and Federal courts.
  • Maintain files of correspondence and other records.
  • Answer telephone and routine questions from clients and staff members and/or route calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Schedule appointments, depositions, meetings, hearings, etc. and keep appointment calendar for attorney; make travel arrangements.
  • Perform administrative duties such as file opening and closing.
  • Receive, read, and route/answer incoming mail/e-mail.
  • Draft legal documents and perform other legal administrative assistant duties.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum education - Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7 years of previous litigation legal secretarial experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and typing skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively with various levels of legal staff
  • Comprehensive legal secretarial knowledge

Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Preston
Manager- Recruiting & Marketing

Emily Preston wears dual hats at Connect Staffing. She is adept at managing our firm’s social media and marketing to raise the firm’s visibility and attract both candidates and clients. When she is not in her marketing role, Emily manages full-cycle legal recruiting from sourcing candidates to interviewing and matching them with new job opportunities and working with clients to facilitate the hiring process. Emily understands how complex and exhausting the job search can be and aims to simplify the process for both candidates and clients. Emily has a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University, holds an Associate Professional in Human Resources credential through HRCI, and is a Certified Digital Marketing Professional through the Digital Marketing Institute.

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