Legal Secretary - Litigation

Washington, DC 20005

Posted: 02/04/2019 Employment Type: Legal Secretary Industry: Legal Job Number: TVD-L-19-42596 Pay Rate: Base salary to 65k; plus overtime and benefits

Top notch Legal Secretary sought for large, DC law firm.  

In this position you will provide legal and administrative assistance to a group of Attorneys/Paralegals. 

Responsibilities include a mix of traditional legal secretary functions, and legal support projects.  Primary functions will be mostly administrative in nature. 

Duties Include:

Secretarial: creating, revising and formatting legal documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Firm’s software (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and DMS); document comparison and proofreading.  Additional administrative duties include answering phones, entering time, managing calendars, travel arrangements and expense reimbursements, along with other general secretarial duties. 

Billable Legal Projects:  under the supervision and direction of a Paralegal, helps manage, organize, and analyze the materials and information relating to particular matters and transactions. These duties allow them the opportunity to work with and assist our legal staff in preparing for depositions, due diligence investigations, document productions, trials, deal closings, etc.

Requirements:

  • Must have college degree or relevant previous experience in a legal or corporate environment. 
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe;
  • Must have professional demeanor, the ability to think critically, and the ability and desire to learn and apply new skills. 
  • Good writing and communications skills are a must.

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Tracy Van Duston
Senior Account Manager

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