Job Details

Discipline Legal Sectretary

Company name

The Oregon State Bar (OSB) .

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 04,2019

Valid Through

Dec 18,2019

Posted on

Feb 15,2019

Salary

USD 23 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Tigard, OR, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Discipline Legal Secretary
The candidate supports three Assistant Disciplinary Counsel lawyers, as a legal secretary, by managing and processing a disciplinary caseload, including processing daily mail, photocopying, and filing. Supports any and all other department lawyers as needed. Maintains litigation docket calendar, case tracking, and filing systems ensuring adherence to deadlines for all stages of the investigation, prosecution, and appeal process. Prepares wide variety of documents from dictation and written draft including correspondence, reports, State Professional Responsibility Board (SPRB) memos, pleadings, trial memoranda, and appellate briefs. Prepares form letters and initial drafts of correspondence and pleadings as appropriate. Assists with trial preparation, including preparation of subpoenas, maintaining contact with witnesses, arranging for service of documents, scheduling depositions, preparing exhibits for hearing, and preparing the record for submission in appeals. Supports litigation and assists with trials as needed, including scheduling and preparing conference rooms for conferences, depositions, and hearings as appropriate. Manages filing systems and workflow strategies pertaining to assigned lawyers by demonstrating good time management and organizational skills. Ensures SPRB submissions are in the proper format and produced in a timely fashion for the regularly scheduled agendas. Prepares and files disciplinary cost bills. Assists with record management by keeping files in an orderly fashion and, once concluded, prepares files for scanning according to record retention policies. Prepares open files for public record reviews in accordance with public records guidelines. Processes invoices for investigation and litigation expenses. Performs data entry processes, opening, closing, and tracking matters as appropriate. Interacts extensively with members, the public, volunteers, other bar departments, and other agencies regarding membership status, disciplinary records, complaint procedures, and related subjects within the responsibility of Regulatory Services and Disciplinary Counsel’s Office. Coordinates travel plans for Assistant Disciplinary Counsel, Bar Counsel, and witnesses, including preparation of reimbursement and other expense reports. Models behavior that values diversity and incorporates inclusive and culturally competent practices. Must have High school diploma or equivalent certificate. Additional course work in college or business school preferred. Should have 5+ years of progressively responsible secretarial experience in a legal office environment involving litigation and/or appellate work. Must have experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods. Experience working in an environment dealing with ethics rules and principles desired. Experience with document management and litigation support programs desired. Should have experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with database programs. Ability to become familiar with OSB-specific programs and software. Must have ability to type 70 WPM with accuracy.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Oregon State Bar (OSB) .
P.O. Box 231935
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Tigard, OR 97281-1935
Fax: 503-598-6985