Job Details

Legal Secretary

Company name

Illinois Attorney General's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 05,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Urbana, IL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Secretary The candidate performs responsible legal secretarial and clerical work requiring a basic knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures; types memoranda, depositions, pleadings, motions, rulings, pre hearing reports, orders, petitions, briefs and vouchers; plans, schedules, initiates and performs the clerical processing necessary for preparation of cases by staff attorneys; proofreads documents; receives and screens public by telephone and in person; makes appointments; arranges for transportation, accommodations and conferences; types attorneys' case reports and legal manuscripts and revises as necessary; composes and types correspondence involving application of policy as well as general or routine matters; maintains detailed files.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of 2 years legal secretarial or business college and 1 year secretarial experience or high school graduate (GED) and 3 years secretarial experience or related experience preferably in a legal services environment or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have effective oral and written communication skills.

Additional info

Posting #18-16

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Attorney General's Office
1776 E. Washington St.
Urbana, IL 61802

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