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Legal Secretary, Dispute Resolution (family)

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Company Withers Location Los Angeles, CA, United States

Law Firm

Legal Staff

Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Sep 13, 2022

Dec 27, 2022

Mar 26, 2022

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Legal Secretary, Dispute Resolution (Family)
The candidate encounters recurring and new varied work situations of moderate degree of complexity, and includes frequent contact with others inside and outside of the firm including immediate partners, associates, and supervisors, members of other departments or other offices, clients and other professionals. Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation. Transmits information to courts and third parties preparing submission in accordance with governing rules, creating proofs of service, drafting correspondence, completing courtesy copies, and strict adherence to deadlines. Conserves attorneys’ time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences,and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other visuals; preparing expense reports. Circulates information and documents in a times sensitive manner. Maintains attorneys' calendars by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; anticipating changes in transaction preparation requirements. Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems. Maintains hard copy and electronic filing system (FileSite/iManage). Schedules meetings with internal and external participants, and arranges conference rooms. Represents attorneys by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney. Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time, time spent on firm related matters and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments. Prepare Chrome River reimbursement and credit card expenditure reports to accounting for assigned fee earners. Coordinates monthly billing process between accounting and assigned partner for narrative edits, time movement and draft bill processing. Provides information to workflow during client intake, including matter details and Engagement Letter preparation. Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential. Assists with providing ad hoc cover on reception when requested by the Office Supervisor. Operates office equipment such as photocopy machine and scanner to produce copies and scanning when needed. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Performs other job related duties as assigned and assist attorneys when needed. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Should have 3+ years of family litigation experience. Should have 3+ years of experience as a secretary or administrative professional within in a law firm. Previous experience supporting at least one partner/high level manager in a legal services environment is required. CA Notary license is desired.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Withers
1925 Century Park East
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310 277 9930
Fax: 310 277 9935

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