• Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor
    201 S. Division Street
    Suite 400
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    T 734-761-3780
  • Cheboygan
    Cheboygan
    229 Court Street
    P.O. Box 405
    Cheboygan, MI 49721
    T 231-627-8000
  • Detroit
    Detroit
    1901 St. Antoine Street
    6th Floor at Ford Field
    Detroit, MI 48226
    T 313-259-7777
  • Grand Rapids
    Grand Rapids
    99 Monroe Avenue NW
    Suite 300
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    T 616-205-4330
  • Troy
    Troy
    201 W. Big Beaver Road
    Suite 500
    Troy, MI 48084
    T 248-743-6000
Go to page >
Go to page >
competitive drive
 

Team Secretary - Litigation - Troy Office - Full Time

work with us

Team Secretary – Litigation - Troy Office – Full Time

Job Purpose: As a member of an administrative team, transcribe and type correspondence, memoranda and time records as well as perform a variety of secretarial duties for attorneys, according to established policies and procedures. Maintain positive contact with your team, clients, attorneys and staff, and observe confidentiality of client matters. 

As an administrative team member at Bodman, you will work closely with your team members and other administrative support staff (word processing, office services, and receptionists) to:                                                                                     

  • Work with junior and senior level attorneys on your team with unique practices. 
  • Receive clients and visitors. 
  • Maintain good public relations with clients and observe confidentiality of attorney‐client relationship. 
  • Coordinate projects that may be complex in nature. 
  • Contact clients, courts, counsel, experts, witnesses, etc. via phone, e-mail, and/or correspondence to act as a liaison in scheduling/coordinating meetings, depositions, etc. 
  • Retain court reporters, videographers and interpreters, as necessary. 
  • Set up and maintain client records and filing system. 
  • Request conflict of interest checks. 
  • Transcribe and prepare correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents from written and oral Assist in case management through mediation and/or trial, including preparation of discovery, correspondence, memoranda, Judicial Council forms, briefs, and other legal documents. 
  • Ability to draft and proof simple pleadings and correspondence, as directed. 
  • Finalize, file and prepare pleadings for service in State, Federal, and Appellate Courts (including e-filing and e-service). 
  • Input attorney’s time and ensure that timesheets are delivered to appropriate person in a timely manner. 
  • Review incoming mail to determine urgency and work with attorneys accordingly. 
  • Update and maintain attorney calendars with all court hearings, meetings, depositions, mediations and expert depositions. 

An ideal candidate has: 

  • A resourceful mindset, with a desire to explore and learn new skills and technologies. 
  • 3 ‐ 6 years of legal litigation secretarial experience supporting senior level executives as well as another practice area such as corporate, labor/employment or banking. 
  • Ability to transcribe legal documents, correspondence and reports from rough draft or dictation at a minimum of 70 wpm. 
  • Possess 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. 
  • Possess 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 send your resume and salary requirements to jobopportunities@bodmanlaw.com


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bodman PLC recruits, hires and promotes for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.

 

Email Disclaimer

Please do not include any confidential, secret, or sensitive information regarding any potential or actual legal matter in this e-mail message. Unsolicited e-mails do not create an attorney-client relationship, and confidential or secret information included in such e-mails cannot be protected from disclosure. Bodman PLC does not have a duty or a legal obligation to keep any information that you provide to us confidential. Our attorneys do not seek to practice law in any jurisdiction in which they are not properly authorized to do so.

By clicking "Accept," and continuing to send us an email message, you understand and agree that, outside the context of an existing attorney-client relationships,  Bodman does not have a duty to keep confidential any information you provide.