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Family Law Legal Secretary (St. Joseph, MI)

compensation: $45-$52K/yr DOE
employment type: full-time

Family Law Legal Secretary – Saint Joseph, MI
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

We have been asked by a well-respected Law Firm in Michigan to help them locate a Legal Secretary that has a background in Family Law.

The ideal candidate must have the following:

Family Law experience
Minimum of 3 years working as a Legal Secretary
Professional demeanor
Must be HIGHLY organized
Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Type a minimum of 65 wpm
Document Management experience (i.e. LexisNexis, Best Case, Prevail, etc.)
Efficient in transcription of dictation
Working knowledge of legal terminology and court online filing procedures


Brief Description of Daily Responsibilities:

Taking direction from and supporting multiple attorneys.
Redlining and amending documents using track changes.
Prepares correspondence, memos, pleadings, briefs, forms and other documents in proper legal form.
Files legal documents with appropriate attachments, both electronically and via traditional filing methods (i.e. E-File)
Phone coverage
New client set-up and/or matter set-up by completing the Conflict Checks, New Business Approval, and Information Forms.
Closing of files which includes proper paperwork and in accordance with closed file procedure.
Calendar maintenance that include case related dates, appointments and follow-up dates.
Maintains open files; keeps filing up-to-date on a weekly basis
Schedules depositions, hearings, appointments and conference calls; prepares necessary documents and copies for meetings
Receives, reads and routes incoming mail
Maintains appointment and deadline calendar for attorneys
Responsible for arranging delivery of documents/projects via courier, hand-deliveries, FedEx, UPS and Express Mail.
Enters accurate client/matter number information for the correct charging of photocopies, telephone calls, faxes, mail, etc.
Transcribes documents from dictation; proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and professional appearance; files all pleadings on pleading paper
Completes business expense forms and requesting of checks.

If you are a Legal Secretary with a background in Family Law and looking for a position in Saint Joseph, MI, send your resume today to Gwen Kilgore @ gkilgore@careertransllc.com.
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