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Legal Secretary - Litigation (Temp-to-Perm) - NYC

Job Title
Legal Secretary - Litigation (Temp-to-Perm) - NYC
Duration
6 Months
Location
New York,  NY 10005
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Description

Legal Secretary - Litigation (Temp-to-Perm) - NYC

Global insurance defense firm located in lower Manhattan seeks an experienced Legal Secretary– Litigation (Temp-to-Perm) for a long term, temporary project with the potential for permanent conversion.  The hourly rate is between $22 - $25, depending upon experience.

Primary Duties

The Legal Secretary is expected to perform a variety of legal and administrative duties, including answering phones, greeting visitors, and communicating with clients, attorneys, etc.   Other responsibilities may include:

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Secretarial and administrative assistance
  • Drafting and redlining legal documents
  • Client reception and answering phone
  • Maintain calendars and appointments
  • Sort mail and packages and distribute to appropriate staff
  • Manage legal files and records:  organizing, copying, filing, scanning, faxing, filing
  • Office inventory and supplies management
  • Prepare and coordinate legal correspondence and reports
  • Other administrative duties as needed

Requirements

  • 4 – 7 years of legal secretarial/administrative support experience at a law firm or the legal department of a corporation
  • Prior knowledge and exposure to litigation procedures and process, insurance defense is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint) and other legal programs such as billing programs, i.e. iManage is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong time-management, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Courteous and professional demeanor
  • Effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Solid customer service skills

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