Legal Secretary

Legal.ioSacramento, CaliforniaFull TimeRemote

About the job

Legal.io is working with a client in the insurance industry to hire a legal secretary for a 4.5 month contract. In this role, the legal secretary will support the client on corporate and litigation matters.

Responsibilities

  • Typing and transcribing correspondence and various legal documents and forms
  • Drafting documents and correspondence
  • Corporate: Organizes and maintains files and databases related to current cases and various legal matters.
  • Corporate: Provides administrative support to supervising attorneys with assigned projects of higher complexity and with scheduling and coordinating meetings and conferences; arranging travel plans; and completing expense reports. May determine new processes for new projects.
  • Litigation: Organizes and maintains files related to current cases and various legal matters. Dockets and calendars legal appearances and filing deadlines.
  • Litigation: Provides administrative support to supervising attorneys with more complex depositions, medical examinations, court and arbitration hearings, and work with retained experts.

Skills: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of legal terminology and of proper formats for legal documents, legal procedures and document editing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize; Strong attention to detail
  • Strong PC skills and knowledge Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have the ability to handle and respond to sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to file using an alpha-numeric systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal software applications
  • Advanced knowledge of practice areas and legal procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 – 5 years Experience as a legal secretary or equivalent

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