Legal Secretary - Troy Office - Full Time
Bodman PLC has been honored on multiple occasions as one of Southeast Michigan’s Top 100 Workplaces by the Detroit Free Press. We are looking for a Legal Secretary to join our team. We are seeking talented individuals who are committed to excellence and thrive in an environment of collaboration.
Transcribe and type correspondence, memoranda and time records as well as perform a variety of secretarial duties for attorneys to whom you are assigned according to established policies and procedures. Maintains positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observes confidentiality of client matters.
Working with us, you will:
- Transcribe and prepare correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents from written and oral drafts; prepare and file legal documents; handle projects that may be complex in nature; and maintain records and filing system.
- Work closely with administrative support staff (word processing, office services, receptionists); proof documents returned from word processing; and ensure that attorney time sheets are provided to appropriate person in a timely manner.
- Maintain and docket court dates and prepare and file legal documents.
- Set up and maintain client and firm files; manage daily mail; request conflict of interest checks; and maintain attorney calendars and reminder systems.
- Receive clients and visitors; maintain good public relations with clients; and observe confidentiality of attorney‐client relationship.
- Work with junior and senior level attorneys with unique practices.
An ideal candidate has:
- 3 ‐ 6 years of legal secretarial experience supporting senior level management, preferably in more than one practice area such as corporate, labor/employment, banking, and litigation.
- Ability to transcribe legal documents, correspondence and reports from rough draft or dictation at a level of a minimum of 70 wpm.
- Excellent proofreading abilities for law office correspondence and legal case matters, and the ability to perform non‐complex arithmetic calculations when verifying calculations on forms and documents.
- Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
- Excellent interpersonal skills – one who can communicate effectively in a courteous and diplomatic fashion as you will service and partner with a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff.
For immediate consideration, forward your resume and salary requirements to: email@example.com.
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