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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileAdministrative Legal Secretary Duties: Serve as coordinator of the office, training and coordinating the office clerical staff. Delegate tasks to other clerical staff, coordinate clerical and litigation support responsibilities. Maintains statistical records as required, create and produces reports using Legal Server. Administer petty cash and clients’ trust accounts. Assist in the interviewing and selection of clerical staff. Maintain office administrative and personnel files. Assure that legal deadlines are met in the processing of legal documents. Maintain the court and appointment calendar. Order and maintain office equipment and supplies. Disseminate information from ALS meetings. Maintain/archive confidential client files, arranges for confidential document destruction as directed. Coordinate building maintenance, process invoices, bills, statements and check requests. Assist off-site IT personnel with the local provision of tech support. Perform other office duties as assigned, including assisting with the new applicant and client intake process.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: 3 years of experience as Legal Secretary or equivalent experience providing administrative support. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with all staff, clients and community organizations. Type 55-60 wpm, efficiently and correctly into case management system. Knowledgeable with Windows/Microsoft Office, Internet, Legal Server and web based programs. Knowledgeable of office equipment such as copiers, facsimile machines and scanners. Ability to maintain client confidentiality of personnel and administrative records. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Knowledge of law office management. Bilingual (English & Spanish) highly preferred. Preferred: A highly qualified and desirable candidate would also have the following: Experience working with low-income families and communities. Experience in a non-profit legal services environment. Prior experience in legal services.
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.(CRLA)
El Centro, CA 92243