Legal Secretary (corporate)

Full-time 6 views
Company Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Location Dallas, TX, United States

Law Firm

Legal Staff

Min 5 yrs required


Jun 18, 2022

Oct 01, 2022

Apr 14, 2022


Legal Secretary (Corporate)
The candidate will type and edit on the computer system legal and other documents (including correspondence, memoranda, bills, timesheets and project work) from transcription tapes, handwritten or typed materials, or shorthand notes. Copy, distribute, send (electronically and/or via mail, courier or express service), file and otherwise handle completed work. Proofread and redline work for accuracy of copy, format, grammar, punctuation and syntax. Receive, screen and transmit telephone calls, conference calls and messages to/from attorneys, clients and staff. Handle incoming and outgoing mail. Perform secretarial functions associated with firm administrative tasks, including processing new client/matter requests, client bills, time reports and expense reports. Set up and maintain files. Coordinate conferences, meetings and appointments. Coordinate travel arrangements, securing air and ground transportation and hotel accommodations. Coordinate work as needed with office, firm and third-party service departments, including Document Services, IT, Office Services, Conference Services, and Finance. Provide secretarial assistance to visitors, summer associates and attorneys whose secretaries are absent. Accept overflow work from the Office Administrator and the Secretary Coordinators as needed. High School Diploma or equivalent degree is required. Should have 5+ years of secretarial experience supporting partner level attorneys in corporate practices. Specialized secretarial degree, Associate and/or Bachelor's degree is preferred. Typing skills of 70+ WPM is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1700 Pacific Avenue
Suite 4100
Dallas, TX 75201

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