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Washington DC office seeks Legal Secretary - Litigation with 5+ years of experience in law firm administrative support. The candidate provides secretarial support to attorneys in the Litigation group. Candidates will have the following responsibilities: Complete Travel and Expense Reimbursement Statements. Maintain calendar for attorney as requested. Executive Assistant duties including heavy travel arrangements. Transcribe various documents such as legal pleadings, contracts, letters, memoranda, from transcription equipment onto computer system. Make revisions to documents on computer system and print documents from computer system onto laser printers using various printing styles and features. Handle various telephone responsibilities such as taking and delivering messages to attorney, setting up conference calls, marking telephone bills for appropriate client billing. Enter daily time records onto computer system for each assigned attorney and maintain time sheet file. Handle monthly billing responsibilities if assigned to work for a billing partner. Photocopy various types of documents, as well as reference materials, daily administrative paper work. File large volumes of documents and correspondence in client files as well as various administrative and personal files for attorneys. Responsible for organizing, indexing and sending to Records Center all closed files intended to be stored in Firm's off-site storage facility Delegate overflow work to various support departments such as Secretarial Services, Copy Center, Messenger Center, and IT. High School Diploma is required. A strong litigation background is required. Administrative experience supporting executive management required. Flexibility to work overtime is required. Should have an ability to type at least 85 words per minute and to transcribe dictation from transcription equipment. Familiarity with legal terminology and procedures is required. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Billing Experience a plus.
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