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Legal Secretary (private Client & Tax / Litigation

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San Francisco, CA, United States

Legal Secretary (private Client & Tax / Litigation

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Withers

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Legal Secretary (Private Client & Tax / Litigation)
Duties: Drafts letters and documents; collects and analyzes information; prepares charts, graphs, and other visuals. Transmits information to courts and third parties by electronic filing, preparing submission in accordance with governing rules, creating proofs of service, drafting correspondence, completing courtesy copies, and strict adherence to deadlines. Supports fee-earners and clients by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents. Maintains attorneys' calendars by scheduling conferences, teleconferences, and travel. Maintains hard copy and electronic filing system (DeskSite/iManage). Schedules meetings with internal and external participants, and arranges conference rooms. Communicates and obtains information from/for internal and external clients. Inputs attorney time into timekeeping software. Prepares Estate Planning binders for attorneys. Prepares Chrome River reimbursement reports for assigned fee-earners. Coordinates monthly billing process between accounting and assigned partner(s). This includes preparation of draft and final client invoices and transmittal of same. Supports the New Client Intake process which includes the conflicts check, matter details and Engagement Letter preparation. Assists with providing coverage to reception as scheduled by the Office Manager. Operates office equipment including photocopy machine and scanner when needed. Maintains confidentiality of client and firm matters. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Must possess strong technical skills, with solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint as well as programs such as DeskSite/iManage and Elite. Previous experience in preparing pleadings, briefs, declarations, exhibits and other litigation documents, as well as electronic filing documents with Federal and California courts. Strong communication skills: the ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style. Ability to compose correspondence as needed. Interpersonal skills: the ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues. Knowledge of library operations and records storage procedures for retrieving materials and files. Familiarity with legal terminology pertinent to the areas of assignment. Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively. Ability to work both as a team as well as independently. California Notary strongly preferred. Must have 3+ years as a secretary or administrative assistant in a professional service industry, preferably in a law firm's wealth planning or litigation group. High School diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

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Apr 27, 2023
Jan 12, 2023
Jun 22, 2021
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Hiring Coordinator
Withers
505 Montgomery Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94111


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Min 3 yrs required

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Jan 12, 2023

Apr 27, 2023

Dec 31, 1969

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Legal Secretary (Private Client & Tax / Litigation)
Duties: Drafts letters and documents; collects and analyzes information; prepares charts, graphs, and other visuals. Transmits information to courts and third parties by electronic filing, preparing submission in accordance with governing rules, creating proofs of service, drafting correspondence, completing courtesy copies, and strict adherence to deadlines. Supports fee-earners and clients by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents. Maintains attorneys' calendars by scheduling conferences, teleconferences, and travel. Maintains hard copy and electronic filing system (DeskSite/iManage). Schedules meetings with internal and external participants, and arranges conference rooms. Communicates and obtains information from/for internal and external clients. Inputs attorney time into timekeeping software. Prepares Estate Planning binders for attorneys. Prepares Chrome River reimbursement reports for assigned fee-earners. Coordinates monthly billing process between accounting and assigned partner(s). This includes preparation of draft and final client invoices and transmittal of same. Supports the New Client Intake process which includes the conflicts check, matter details and Engagement Letter preparation. Assists with providing coverage to reception as scheduled by the Office Manager. Operates office equipment including photocopy machine and scanner when needed. Maintains confidentiality of client and firm matters. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Must possess strong technical skills, with solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint as well as programs such as DeskSite/iManage and Elite. Previous experience in preparing pleadings, briefs, declarations, exhibits and other litigation documents, as well as electronic filing documents with Federal and California courts. Strong communication skills: the ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style. Ability to compose correspondence as needed. Interpersonal skills: the ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues. Knowledge of library operations and records storage procedures for retrieving materials and files. Familiarity with legal terminology pertinent to the areas of assignment. Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively. Ability to work both as a team as well as independently. California Notary strongly preferred. Must have 3+ years as a secretary or administrative assistant in a professional service industry, preferably in a law firm's wealth planning or litigation group. High School diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
Withers
505 Montgomery Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94111

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