Total Legal Jobs

155,119

New Legal Jobs Added in Last 7 Days

37,944


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

173 Matches
Date
Location
Job Title
Aug 27, 16
US-NJ- Florham Park

Legal Secretary – Temporary The candidate should have 3 years of experience. Must ...

Aug 26, 16
US-NJ- Florham Park

Legal Secretary (Temporary) The candidate must have 3+ years of experience. Must kno...

Aug 19, 16
US-PA- Philadelphia

Legal Secretary Duties: Responsible for the accurate completion of work assigned by ...

Aug 09, 16
US-IL- Chicago

Legal Secretary- Temporary/Contract The candidate should have shorthand experience.

Aug 24, 16
US-DC- Washington

Legal Support Supervisor Duties: Responsible for the supervision of legal secretar...

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

Insurance Attorney in Harrisburg, PA

USA-Harrisburg

Senior Auto Claims Attorney The candidate will support the Non-Standard Claims Bodily Injury Department. Prior casualty...

Employer: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Job Search Tip

Visit your library regularly and park yourself in the business section. Read all the business periodicals to stay current on business events and trends.