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Legal Staff Legal Secretary in El Paso, TX

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 22, 2020

Posted on

Oct 16, 2020

Salary

USD 16 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

El Paso, TX, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Secretary
The candidate's duties will include : To assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records; Provides broad administrative and office support to assigned department; screens visitors and telephone calls; responds to complaints and information requests on a wide array of topics; conducts preliminary interviews of prospective clients; Types and proofreads a wide variety of reports, letters, memos, tables and charts; composes correspondence for review and signature by management staff; Develops and maintains various filing systems, records and logs; maintains various automated data bases; conducts file close-out; collects and compiles data to draft and produce various reports and correspondence; Prepares various legal documents; secures authorized signatures and delivery to the appropriate party; Pulls dockets, scans new cases, prints out judgements, files orders, and redacts information; Drafts and edits revocations; Provides attorney staff with all aspects of case preparation; compiles petitions and reports; conducts research as needed; Calendars hearings and meetings for attorneys; Retrieve files for attorneys; responds to questions regarding case disposition; Reviews the completion of various applications or documents and processes; Redacts court orders; copies and files records; notifies attorneys of filings; Assists the public with inquiries and handles difficult customers and non-routine problems; Archives files; Responds to open records requests; Substitutes, if assigned, for coworkers during temporary absences by performing delegated duties sufficient to maintain continuity of normal operations; Attends and participates in meetings, training and information sessions; Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field; Commits self to providing excellent customer service and demonstrate commitment through cooperative team and individual efforts; and Creates a high quality work culture through participation in and emphasis on training and mentoring to develop leadership, management, and technical skills in self and all employees, including safety related training and skills.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of law office/secretarial with six (6) months working customer service experience; Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have Knowledge of: Principles and practices of modern office administration; the court system; legal terminology; relevant laws, rules and codes; the principles and practices of effective customer service; English usage/bi-lingual preferred, grammar, punctuation and spelling; techniques for effective interpersonal communications; modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment to include Windows and Microsoft based products.

CLOSING DATE: 10/27/20 11:59 PM

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