Job Details

Legal Secretary

Company name

Illinois Attorney General's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 24,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018

Salary

USD 37740 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Rockford, IL
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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