Job Details

Legal Secretary

Company name

City of Aurora, Colorado

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Dec 28, 2020

Posted on

Sep 14, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 41184 to 49442 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Aurora, CO, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Information Technology >> Information Technology
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Legal Secretary
Duties: Types a variety of legal documents including correspondence, memoranda, legal pleadings and briefs, forms and reports from rough draft and machine dictation. Performs data entry on a Linux Environment/Computer System. Initiates, develops, maintains, and closes legal case filings. Processes paperwork from incarcerated defendants, warrants, State Motor Vehicle, process servers and court personnel. Files legal documents and correspondence. Answers phone inquiries from defense attorneys, the general public and other agencies and officials. Prepares and processes dockets, setting slips, personal service, and subpoenas. Maintains legal library. Downloads Body Cams and puts them on a Disk for Discovery. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED. 3+ years progressively responsible secretarial experience. Experience in a legal office preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Knowledge of general office procedures, Legal terminology, Legal forms, Personal computers including related word processing software applications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens. Handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prioritize work. Skills: Skill in typing at a minimum rate of 50 net wpm. Skill in the use of personal computers including related word processing software. Skill in transcribing machine dictation. May require skill in taking oral dictation at a minimum rate of 80 wpm.

Additional info

EXAM #20-00210

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Aurora, Colorado
1470 South Havana Street
Aurora, CO 80012