Job Details

Legal Staff Legal Secretary in Everett, WA

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Company name

Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's office

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Everett, WA

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Lead Legal Secretary DUTIES: Assist lead deputy prosecuting attorneys, legal assistants and/or the office manager in the management of a unit or division; makes recommendations to the office manager for the training, coaching, transferring and terminating of subordinate level employees. Helps determine division goals, prioritizes work loads and assigns routine daily work to subordinate level employees; supervises work product of trainees and others who report to this position; recommend changes that will improve the effectiveness of the division. Leads other subordinate level employees and provides direct supervision to them as required; assigns daily work and trains subordinate level employees; reviews work in progress and upon completion to insure accuracy and compliance with instructions and established procedures; may relieve the supervisor in his or her absence. Recommends and implements procedural changes and systems for use by subordinate level employees in the work unit; may serve as liaison with other departments; coordinates paper flow within the assigned division. Designs and updates training manuals and trains new employees; conducts regular training and informational meetings for subordinate level staff. Reviews division manuals and computerized procedures periodically; revises and updates procedures. May perform all the duties of subordinate level employees as required.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: 3 years of legal secretarial experience and 1 year experience in supervision/leading and training subordinate level employees; OR, any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Knowledge of: legal terminology and legal document formats; rules of civil and/or criminal procedure; office practices and procedures and commonly used equipment; proper English, spelling, grammar, punctuation and word usage; all phases of related clerical work; basic principles of supervision; Superior and District Court rules, procedures, laws and regulations. Ability to: Work independently in a high-pressure environment making consequential work decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, court policies and procedures; accurately prepare and process legal documents; accurately and timely manage a high volume of work; understand and execute complex oral and written instructions; effectively train, coordinate and evaluate the work of subordinate employees; establish and maintain effective work relationships with superiors, peers, associates, subordinates and the general public; maintain all ethical and professional standards of the office and county; maintain necessary records and prepare required documents/reports; observe strict confidentiality regarding all information obtained in course of employment; communicate effectively and courteously; deal tactfully and courteously with attorneys, judges and the general public; work under pressure, meet deadlines and cope with interruptions; critically analyze and solve work-related problems; operate office equipment.
CLOSING DATE: 06/17/18 11:59 PM

Additional info

Position #2018-PRA-Crim-6120-Jun

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's office
3000 Rockefeller
MS 504
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: 425-388-3411