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ProfileLegal Secretary - Trial Division
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Associate's degree in Legal Secretarial Science, Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration or a directly related field and 2 years of advanced secretarial experience, including 1 year as a Legal Secretary;
Any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job.
Should have knowledge of: Policies, practices, procedures and legal terminology related to court system. Legal terminology, principles, procedures, documents and forms. File management and modern office practices. Word processing and other software programs. Business letter writing, grammar and punctuation, and report preparation. May be required to develop knowledge of and adhere to federal and state laws requiring the confidential handling of certain health information.
Must have skill in: Organizing, updating and filing legal case files. Working with attorneys and other legal personnel in a high volume environment. Preparing legal correspondence. Operating a variety of modern office equipment, including a computer. Both verbal and written communication.
Should have ability to: Work independently on difficult or complex clerical tasks. Prepare, verify, correct and record legal documents and complicated legal instruments. Maintain confidential data and information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees and officials, attorneys, court personnel, law enforcement agencies, representatives of outside agencies, and the general public.
Closing Date: 09/03/19 11:59 PM
Travis County District Attorney's Office
509 West 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701