Legal Secretary: Assists attorneys by performing secretarial work of a complex nature, which includes typing and handling papers and correspondence of legal nature, such as contracts, briefs, warrants, summonses, complaints, indictments, motions, subpoenas, and papers for filing and serving. Composes and prepares routine correspondence. Proofreads legal documents. Arranges appointments and meetings. Remains knowledgeable of current legal procedures and terminology. Answers telephone calls, provides information, and accurately handles received information. Handles incoming and outgoing mail. Establishes and maintains files and records relating to administrative and litigation matters. Takes and transcribes notes and dictation. May be the liaison between attorneys and clients. May maintain a calendar for attorney(s) and assure that complete information is available for all matters. May organize travel. May do accounting and billing work. May review law journals and other legal publications to identify court decisions pertinent to pending cases and submit articles to company officials. [-] Less
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