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ProfileSenior Legal Secretary The candidate under general supervision, assigns, directs, reviews and evaluates the work of legal secretarial and general office support staff; provides difficult or specialized legal secretarial support to one or more attorneys in various County offices. Provides lead direction, training, work review and evaluation to office support staff; organizes and assigns work, sets priorities and follows up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Provides input into selection decisions, disciplinary matters and other personnel decisions. Drafts pleadings, subpoenas, contracts, ordinances and other legal documents and correspondence, memoranda and reports from stenographic notes, brief instructions, or prior materials. Calendars and schedules court dates, meetings and appointments for attorneys; files or arranges for the filing of legal briefs and other necessary paperwork with the court. Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls, providing information regarding the particular area of assignment, which may require the use of judgment and interpretation of policies and procedures or taking messages or referring the caller to the proper attorney. Processes a variety of legal agreements, contracts, etc., following attorney's instructions. Types drafts and a wide variety of finished documents, including both general and legal-related correspondence and documents; may use word processing equipment and input or retrieve data and prepare reports using an on-line computer system. Independently initiates specified correspondence such as transmittal letters for signature by appropriate staff; reviews finished materials for completeness, accuracy, format, compliance with policies and procedures, and appropriate English usage. Relieves attorneys of certain administrative matters by following up on projects, transmitting information, keeping informed of pertinent activities, and scheduling and arranging for meetings. Performs other duties as assigned. Should have 1 year of legal secretarial and office administrative experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Legal Secretary II. Closing Date: 05/28/18 11:59 PM.
The County of El Dorado County Counsel Office
330 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA 95667