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Legal Secretary

Company: Jackson Lewis
Location: Riverside
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.'s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms". Job Summary (basic description)The legal secretary will work with multiple attorneys providing a full range of support, including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings and documents; calendar maintenance; various office and client filing and electronic transcription.The successful candidate types at least 65+ wpm accurately, and is a very organized multi-tasking, detail-oriented team player possessing at least 3 years recent legal secretary experience (including electronic filing).Essential FunctionsEngaged in the work of the attorney by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects and meet project deadlines by utilizing available resources.Provide support to up to four attorneys in employment law matters and backup support as needed.Answer phones and communicate with clients.Act as liaison between internal departments and outside agencies.Preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings, documents, and other clerical assignments as directed.Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential time-sensitive material.Prepare engagement letters.Maintain calendars, CLE, reports, and time records.Book and organize travel arrangements including flights, hotels, and transportation.Keep docketing department appraised of deadlines for litigation attorneys.Transcribe electronic dictation, and schedule depositions.Various office and client filing; proofreading documents.Prepare documents for filing with various courts (Circuit and Federal), including e-filing in Federal court, Cook County, and collar counties.Reviews proformas and edits bills according to client billing arrangement.Assist with copying and printing large documents.Organize & maintain file materials, scanning and downloading large documents.Qualifications/Skills RequiredAt least 5 years litigation legal secretarial experience within a law firm, at least one of which was in the labor and employment field preferred.Typing 65+ wpm.Experience with InTapp and Netdocs a plus.Familiarity with state and federal rules and procedures.Must have a solid understanding of technical legal terminology as well as court filings.Experienced with trial preparation and briefs.Proficient with generating Tables of Authorities.Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent proofreading skills.Ability to multi-task, and timely respond to deadlines as well as balance workload.Proficiency in Office Suite 365 including Outlook and Word, and basic knowledge of Excel, and PowerPoint.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level.Detail oriented, thorough, and accurate.Has the ability to learn new technologyMust be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a positive attitude.Educational RequirementsHigh School diploma or equivalent required.4-year college degree preferred.For California, the expected salary range for this position is between $75,000 and $85,000. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law. Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work, and we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.PDN-99132250-0adb-4ac0-b7af-0a7795bbd550

Keywords: Jackson Lewis, Riverside , Legal Secretary, Legal , Riverside, California

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