Legal Secretary

Full-time 2 views
Company Dallas County District Attorney's Office Location Dallas, TX, United States

Government

Legal Staff

USD
18 to 22
Hourly

Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

Jun 06, 2022

Sep 19, 2022

Apr 15, 2022

Profile

Legal Secretary
The candidate provides routine secretarial support for a unit of attorneys to ensure the completion of their work in an efficient and conscientious manner. Utilizes computer knowledge to create forms for documents that are used repeatedly, screens telephone calls compiles routine data in established formats, and organizes and maintains all files and calendars. Works with minimal supervision and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks. Assists attorneys by making a follow-up call on their cases, retrieving documentation and evidence, and drafting legal correspondence and documents utilizing standardized formats. Serves as a liaison for the department: greets, screens, and routes visitors and incoming calls, takes messages andor answers routine inquiries. Enters and maintains case and statistical data and generates related reports. Maintains filing system, including receiving, filing, sorting, verifying, and routing a variety of legal documents. Assists attorneys with tasks such as making copies, delivering correspondence, filing papers with the courts, and maintaining office supplies. Provides limited assistance to attorneys regarding computer andor software related issues. Performs other duties as assigned. Should have graduated from an accredited high school/GED program. Three 3 years of work-related experience or 45 hours of college credit or a combination of the two. Ability to type 50 wpm, with proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. Should be required to take and pass at least one skills test which will be determined by the Elected Official or Department Head based on the position and the operational needs of the department. Testing may include one or more of the following: 10-key, Coding, Data entry, Filing, Grammar, Math, MS Excel, MS Word, Proof Reading, Spelling, Sorting, Timed Typing for 3 minutes. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, organize and process work and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees and the general public while maintaining confidentiality. May require prolonged sitting, standing, and ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., unassisted.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 18 to 22 Hourly
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Dallas County District Attorney's Office
Frank Crowley Courts Building
133 N Industrial Boulevard, , Lb 19
Dallas, TX 75207-4399

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