Total Legal Jobs

133,779

New Legal Jobs Added in Last 7 Days

35,233


Temporary Legal Secretary Job Description

Legal Secretaries also called as Administrative Assistants assist the attorneys with their workload. Temporary Legal Secretary works on contract basis for a fixed term only. The work is usually of a temporary nature, often with no guaranteed employment term. These secretaries are hired by the employers for a specific job or period. When the job or period is finished, the relationship is over. Legal Secretaries can be employed in a private law firm, corporation, government agency, or legal services office. They perform secretarial and clerical duties which are needed to run an organization smoothly and efficiently. Their duties include managing attorneys calendar, answering phones, opening and sorting mail, entering attorneys time, assisting with billing books and coordinating projects with word processing and in-house copy service. Certification for legal secretaries is a growing trend nowadays and may enhance employment opportunities for them. Legal secretaries must have excellent computer skills and be proficient with word processing, spreadsheet, legal research, presentation and time and billing software. Temporary legal secretaries generally see to it that they develop long lasting relations with the employer so that they can regularly get the projects. Their compensation is on an hourly basis and depends on factors like size, type, and location of the firm or the organization. Temporary secretaries turn out to be a better option to the firms in the situation of glooming economy, as their services can be availed at much controlled costs.


Here are a few sample temporary legal secretary job descriptions:

Temporary Legal Secretaries

The candidate must have strong litigation, technical, and interpersonal skills with a polished demeanor.

Temporary Legal Secretary

The candidate must possess excellent MSW skills (including advanced functions) and prior experience within a legal environment.

Temporary Legal Secretary

The candidate will be floating between Litigation, Corporate and other practice groups. Editing documents, time-sheets, and helping with new business documents. Must have excellent computer skills. Must have Litigation and Corporate experience. Experience in other practice groups a plus.

Temporary Legal Secretary/Paralegal

The candidate should have excellent writing and research skills.

Temporary Legal Secretary

The candidate should have ability to transcribe dictation. Must have effective telephone communication skills. 2-3 years' experience in law firm preferred.

Temporary Legal Secretary

The candidate should have local litigation experience in the areas of Insurance Defense, Business/Corporate Law, Real Estate, Complex Litigation, Personal Injury, Intellectual Property. Previous experience in the legal industry, good computer skills and strong references is required. Should be admitted to Multnomah Bar.

Temporary Legal Secretary

The candidate will support attorneys, including a managing partner. Must have strong insurance defense background. Should have experience with efiling, time and billing, and transcription.Experience working in a Document Management System is strongly preferred.

Temporary Legal Secretary

The candidate will work closely with a two busy senior partners. Will be responsible for general legal support functions, including drafting correspondence and pleadings, communicating with clients, opposing counsel, court personnel, etc., answering calls and responding to emails, maintaining files and calendars, scheduling appointments and meetings, managing deadlines, preparing various documents, etc. Should have 2-4 years of previous Legal experience. Previous experience with personal injury / catastrophic injury or similar litigation matters a plus. Must be detail oriented, highly skilled, and results-driven. Strong computer skills. Experience with e-filing a plus. Knowledgeable of court systems and various filing requirements.

Temporary Legal Secretary Job

Related Temporary Legal Secretary Jobs

141 Matches
Location
Florham Park, NJ
Description
Legal Secretary – Temporary The candidate should have 3 years of experience. Must know court rule...
Location
Boston, MA
Description
Temporary Intellectual Property Practice Assistant / Legal Secretary Duties: Will provide support t...
Location
San Francisco, CA
Description
Temporary Legal Secretary Duties: Preparation of documents to support timekeepers, extensive clie...
Location
Washington, DC
Description
Legal Secretary Duties: Provide advanced-level specialized legal secretarial support to the Washing...
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Description
Legal Secretary Duties: Responsible for the accurate completion of work assigned by multiple time...
Location
Washington, DC
Description
Secretarial Services Manager Responsibilities: Will coordinate hiring of legal secretarial support ...

Testimonial of the Week

LawCrossing is great at picking up all of the legal listings everywhere across the internet. I could have gone to three different sites to search, but you had them all on your site. That was extremely helpful. LawCrossing is a one stop shop!
  • Eileen Baca-Penner New Mexico
Job of the Day

Litigation Attorney in Ontario, CA

Ontario, CA

Field Counsel The candidate will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensat...

Employer: Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Job Search Tip

Live on the phone during your job search. Call everyone you know. Telemarket.