Position Title: Litigation Secretary
Industry: Law Firm
Department: Commercial Litigation
Location: Vienna, VA
Status: Direct Hire, Full Time, Non-Exempt at 37.50 hours/weekly
Litigation Legal Secretary Position Summary:

  • Provide administrative support to assigned legal staff members in the Litigation Department
  • Assist with court and administrative filings
  • Oversee document creation and management; compose, edit and proofread legal documents, correspondence and reports
  • Access publicly available information on court websites and public agency websites
  • Utilize PACER to pull online court records and documents
  • Open New Matter files
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with court clerks and vendors
  • Arrange travel accommodations and assist with processing expense reports
  • Assist with client billing activities, enter attorney time, and perform data entry

 

Litigation Legal Secretary Qualifications Summary:

  • Minimum four years relative legal / litigation experience in a law firm setting
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Strong litigation experience and knowledge required
  • Minimum typing speed of 55 wpm
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage workflow within established deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proofreading abilities and overall attention to detail
  • Experience using WorkSite / FileSite or other document management system
  • Dictation experience preferred; BigHand dictation software a plus
  • PACER experience and knowledge
  • Ability to manipulate pdf documents and use associated software tools such as pdf Converter, Nuance pdf Converter and/or Adobe Reader

The standard work hours for the Litigation Secretary role are 9AM-5:30PM, Monday-Friday with a one hour lunch break. Salary is competitive and our client offers exceptional benefits, including; medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, commuter benefits, wellness programs/incentives, corporate discounts, profit sharing, family care programs and so much more!