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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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Oct 17,14 USA - CA Palo Alto

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Sep 26,14 USA - IL Chicago

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Oct 09, 14 USA - CA San Mateo

In-House, 5-8 yrs required
both inside and outside legal counsel, and other fund... handle the more complex legal work and be a... and the Fund Board secretary in: Planning, preparation, execution,... written consents, certificates of secretary and other routine corporate secretary matters affecting the funds legal research as directed, demonstrating......
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Oct 20, 14 USA - MA Boston

In-House, 5-7 yrs required
Corporate secretary Paralegal The candidate support... Corporate secretary function, including but not... drafts of Director’s resolutions, Secretary's certificates, incumbency certificates. Ensure... compliance with record keeping policies and procedures. Perform research and prepare memorandums on various corporate issues, such as regulatory...
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Oct 18, 14 USA - CT Guilford

legal Corresponding secretary The candidate... into Microsoft Word or Outlook. Should have Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, English or related field legal secretary Paralegal work history is... a plus. Excellent communication skills are needed. Strong command of English language is needed....
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Oct 18, 14 USA - CT Guilford

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
Administrative Assistant/Corresponding secretary The candidate will directly... in additional duties as required. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, English or related field legal secretary Paralegal work history experience... is... a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word required....
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Oct 09, 14 USA - SD Sioux Falls

legal secretary The candidate will... be responsible for all secretarial and clerical support within the legal department as required. High... school diploma or GED is required legal secretary experience is preferred.......
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Oct 09, 14 USA - VA Richmond

legal secretary Duties: Administrative support... back up to assigned secretary assist with other absences.... Enter and update information for monthly file review report. Manage litigation calendar and master calendar for SOLT. Maintain confidential SOLT materials and files. Create an itinerary...
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Oct 07, 14 USA - CA Brea

In-House, 1-3 yrs required
legal secretary The candidate will... be responsible for legal secretarial support to attorneys... years’ experience as a legal secretary in a law... experience providing support to legal staff for preparation of... correspondence, trial or discovery preparation, scheduling, data maintenance, client/claim/home...
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Oct 04, 14 USA - DE Wilmington

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
support GC and Corporate secretary in organizing and logistics... assist GC and Corporate secretary in organizing and logistics... and serving as Corporate secretary for approx. 20 US... qualification of all US legal entities to do business... in all relevant state...
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Oct 04, 14 USA - CO Denver

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
legal secretary The candidate will... and reports, and transcribing legal dictation; Filing court documents... 1 year of related legal secretary experience. Insurance defense... and personal injury experience strongly preferred. Should have exceptional computer skills and proficiency using MS Word. Must...
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Oct 01, 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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