Job Details

Legal Secretary 1

Company name

Georgia Department of Human Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Jun 07, 2021

Posted on

Feb 22, 2021

Salary

USD 25222 Annually

Years of Experience

Max 2 yrs required

Location

Columbus, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Secretary 1
Duties: Under direct supervision, helps prepare legal documents and correspondence. Assists legal staff in preparing for court proceedings. Ensures delivery of legal correspondences to clients, witnesses, parties, and/or court officials. Opens and closes case files. Organizes and maintains case files, documents, and reference materials. Prepares and processes legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements. Retrieves, copies, and distributes files and documents. Schedules appointments, maintains calendars, and receives and places telephone calls. Types and edits office memos, briefs, motions, and other legal documents from notes or dictation using standard office equipment. Performs other professional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED AND 1 year of experience in an office setting using computer software.
Preferred Skills/Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, demonstrate some or all of the following skills/experience:
1 year work experience in a legal office environment using technology hardware and software applications typically used in a legal office environment.
OR
2 years of work experience in an office setting that involved review of legal documents (e.g., contracts, etc.) and use of technology hardware and software applications typically used in a legal office environment.
OR
Work experience as an administrative assistant (secretary).
Closing Date: 02/28/21 11:59 PM

Additional info

Position #2021-243 81

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Georgia Department of Human Services
2 Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 29-250
Atlanta, GA 30303