Job Details

Litigation Legal Secretary

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 15, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 28, 2021

Posted on

Dec 02, 2020


San Diego, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Legal Secretary
Duties: Prepares and revises legal documents, correspondence, memoranda, and e-mails from written form as well as from transcription. Assembles documents and exhibits for court filings and recordings, hearings, arbitrations, mediations, depositions or other engagements. Proofreads prepared materials to ensure documents are free from typographical and grammatical errors and are formatted according to Firm standards. Reads, sorts and prints incoming mail, and e-mails and distributes as appropriate. Schedules appointments and meetings for attorneys. Manages and maintains calendar for deadlines; ensures important dates are recorded on the master calendar. Maintains client files and chron files. Proficiency with utilizing computer and transcription equipment to produce legal documents, correspondence, memoranda and e-mails, as well as other office equipment such as photocopier, fax machine and postage meter. Arranges for travel for attorneys including hotel, airline and transportation. Assists in the preparation of marketing materials such as pitch folders, attorney biographies and PowerPoint presentations. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High School Diploma. Prior litigation legal secretary experience. Ability to type, read, and write in order to proofread and perform initial input and revisions to legal documents, correspondence, memoranda and e-mail. Must have knowledge of MS Office Suite which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of document management systems such as IManage.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
11440 West Bernardo Court
Suite 174
San Diego, CA 92127


"can I give less than one star?"

Former Employee - Reviewed on November 03, 2020

Pros : Nice location.
Cons : Associates have no client contact. Partners hog all the good work. Hours requirement is quite high and the compensation is mediocre. They do not do a good job of directing work, so there are times it's hard to make hours and times it's chaos.
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2020
Job type : Full time

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