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Legal Administrative Assistant / Legal Secretary Trainee

Legal Administrative Assistant / Legal Secretary Trainee

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In this high pace legal department, you’ll be working closely with our legal secretaries and paralegals in supporting our in-house staff attorneys.  Your strong, organized and accurate administrative skills are greatly needed to assist in maintaining both internal and external reports and assist in special projects as needed.   This position is a great opportunity to train internally for a potential future position as a Legal Secretary.


  •  The majority of your responsibilities will be to assist our construction defect litigation legal secretaries and paralegals by assuming a portion of the daily routine consisting of processing documents, client files, court management orders, scheduling of court appearances,  CMO discovery responses, and faxing transactions
  • On occasion, you’ll also be called to assist other members of the legal when needed and as requested by the Department Manager
  • Equipment used will include:  Personal Computer, telephone, calculator, copy machine, scanner, FAX machine, laser printer.



  • Must have:
    • Minimum of 2-4 years working in an administrative support role within a legal environment ;
    • Be familiar with civil litigation; 
    • Moderate use of MS Word;
    • Experience using MS Excel, proficient preferred


Education Requirements:

  • Must have a High School diploma
  • Preferred to have some college courses in Business or Legal Administration


Attributes We Seek: 

  • Able to successfully keep up with a high pace and high volume work environment through use of strong organizational skills
  • High accuracy in work product and being keen on the details
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate an open-minded, team-oriented, and collaborative work style through exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic and strong service minded by willingly to assist others as directed

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