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The Legal Secretary Jobs involve a lot of responsibility. Such jobs are meant to provide the secretarial and administrative support to the people who work in the legal capacity. Working in the jobs, is normally interesting at the same time varied. The duties of the legal secretary job require the people to type the legal documents and to report them. They have to answer the calls and the dealings. They may be required to transcribe. They arrange the functions, travels and appointments. They keep the records as well as the accounts. They have to proofread the legal documents and letters. They can also go to the court cases, or to meet the clients in the police station so that they can take notes. The work of the secretary is widely based on the law firm. The job requires the deskwork while most of the work may be done on the computer.

The secretary will be required to have the following skills. He has to know how to type and how to use the computer. He needs to have good organization skills. He needs to know excellent English language. He has to be accurate and to be able to pay the attention on the details. He has to be interested in the law. The job does not have a good salary at the beginning but the salary increases as the person gains more experience.

At the junior level, the legal secretary will have to type administrative and legal documents and correspondence. He has to maintain the legal files, prepares the timesheets, talk to the opposing the counsel and to communicate with clients. He has to work under supervision but he can also be allowed to use his own independent judgment. The person can join in this job after completing the legal secretary school.

The legal secretary at the associate level, he has to perform legal secretarial jobs. He has to type after preparing the legal administrative correspondence and documents. He has to maintain legal files, he has to prepare the timesheets and he has to communicate with the clients, the courts and the opposing counsel. He has also to stay in touch with the general public and agencies. He can also train or supervise other people. He has to work under the moderate supervision and he has to use his initiative or judgments sometime. The legal secretary who works at the Partner level: he has to perform complex legal work under no or less supervision.

The secretary also has to get more knowledge about the court procedures and rules. He may also be required to work under pressure sometime to meet the deadlines.
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Nov 25,14 USA - NY New York City

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Nov 07,14 USA - LA New Orleans

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Oct 17,14 USA - CA Palo Alto

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Nov 19, 14 USA - CA Foster City

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and assist the corporate secretary and assistant corporate secretary in preparing for investor... and assist the Corporate secretary and Asst. Corporate secretary with the annual meeting... of the company’s shareholders. Draft resolutions and assist in the preparation of Board and...
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Nov 12, 14 USA - FL Tampa

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
legal secretary The candidate will... assigned files and delivering legal services under attorney supervision.... Applies specialized knowledge of legal procedures. Recent Arizona civil... hearings, and securing records legal secretary needed to support... litigation attorneys. Litigation and/or legal secretarial experience desired. Accurate legal
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Nov 12, 14 USA - CA San Rafael

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
legal Administrative Assistant The candidate... a member of the legal risk management department and will... in the department; provide legal secretarial support primarily to... to do business with secretary of State Office in secretary business; organize and maintain legal files and contracts; maintain......
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Nov 08, 14 USA - CA Foster City

In-House, Min 7 yrs required
legal Assistant- Corporate Governance ... and assist the Corporate secretary and Assistant Corporate secretary in preparing for investor... and assist the Corporate secretary and Asst. Corporate secretary with the annual meeting... of the company’s shareholders. Draft resolutions and assist in...
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Nov 07, 14 USA - TX Dallas

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
legal secretary Senior - Business... will provide administrative and legal secretarial support to the... corporate legal team, will coordinate the... workload of other legal Department administrative assistants, and... routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and... Coordinate workload of other legal Department and Corporate secretary legal
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Oct 31, 14 USA - MO Maryland Heights

In-House, Min 4 yrs required
legal secretary Insurance defense litigation legal secretary Perform a variety... of legal secretarial and administrative duties... are unique to a legal environment and require a... working knowledge of legal concepts, terminology, and processes.... and assigned. Compose various legal documentation including but not legal
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Oct 29, 14 USA - AZ Phoenix

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
legal Assistant The candidate will... provide proactive and advanced legal secretarial support to the... Office of Corporate secretary and Shareholder Services. Will... office of the Corporate secretary including organizing and maintaining... critical company files, calendaring, coordinating travel, drafting and/or editing...
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Nov 27, 14 USA - NY New York City

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
legal secretary Duties: Performs... a variety of legal secretarial and administrative support... are unique to a legal environment and require a... of property casualty operations legal concepts, terminology, and processes.... files, etc. Types complex legal pleadings, briefs, correspondence, memoranda,......
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Nov 27, 14 USA - CA San Diego

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
legal secretary Duties: Responsible... recommends actions consistent with legal guidelines, best company practices... to understand contract and legal data base, as well... as other department policies and procedures. Ensures the system is accurate and up-to-date. Develops and prepares accurate...
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Nov 27, 14 USA - OR Portland

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
legal secretary II The candidate... duties will include generating legal pleadings, discovery, and preparing... correspondence and internal reports, scheduling, maintaining attorneys calendars, file organization, filing court papers, maintaining office filing, process incoming and outgoing mail and general telephone responsibilities including...
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