Legal Secretary Job Description

A legal secretary is the secretary to a law office.

These professionals are responsible for maintaining the law office's files and for organizing correspondence.

Additionally, legal secretaries are responsible for preparing legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, and court filings.

The legal secretary is often the first person that a prospective client or attorney meets and as such, must present a positive image of the law office.

In order to assist the legal secretary, paralegals sometimes assist legal secretaries by performing tasks such as drafting pleadings.

Other duties of a legal secretary include: maintaining and updating a law firm's calendar, arranging for incoming mail and faxes, and

Updated on:     
October 17, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Legal Secretary to work in our law firm. The ideal candidate will have excellent secretarial and administrative skills, as well as experience working in a law firm. If you are a motivated individual who is looking for a challenging and rewarding position, then we want to hear from you!

Legal Secretary Duties:

  • Maintain professional correspondence and records, including correspondence, memoranda, budgets, reports, and legal documents
  • Document business and legal procedures
  • Prepare and review contracts and other legal documents, ensuring that they are comprehensive and accurate
  • Assist in strategic planning and goal setting
  • Research and prepare legal cases
  • Perform additional clerical duties as needed

Legal Secretary Responsibilities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with attorneys
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer skills
  • Professional demeanor

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Maintain all company and client legal documentation on company-provided computer systems in an organized and efficient manner
  • Assist with maintaining company's professional liability, automobile, and property insurance
  • Assist with maintaining company's corporate records
  • Assist with maintaining company's employee and unemployment records
  • Provide paralegal support
  • Assist with maintaining company's book of business
  • Assist with maintaining company's client billing
  • Assist with maintaining company's client payable
  • Assist with maintaining company's client receivables
  • Assist with maintaining company's client contacts

We at Company Name believe that diversity is key to success. We are committed to building a team that is inclusive of people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages. We encourage applications from all types of people, including veterans and individuals with different backgrounds and experiences.