Job Details

Legal Secretary

Company name

Illinois Attorney General's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Salary

USD 37740

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Rockford, IL

Date Last Verified

Feb 08,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Secretary The candidate responsibilities include: 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. 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. Typing skills of 55 WPM with a high degree of accuracy is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Attorney General's Office
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706

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