Our client, a law office, is looking for an experienced legal secretary for their Corpus Christi, TX location. On a daily basis a candidate will be responsible for:
-Assisting attorneys in devising, proofreading and executing legal documents that include motions, appeals, accident reports for clients, complaints, subpoenas, and summons.
-Keeping records of case files and maintain law libraries and other important documents.
-Following-up with pending court cases, by keeping a track of the latest court decisions and introduction of new laws that may affect the case, and assess legal publications for the same.
-Taking notes in important meetings such as legal hearings and client meetings and interviews and maintain relevant records.
-Taking care of client documentation by filling out forms such as those pertaining to accidents and courtroom requests.
-Compiling, verifying and categorizing data is another duty performed by a legal secretary.
Duties also include scheduling appointments, receiving and making telephone calls, drafting and typing office memos, and other administrative duties.
Other duties include maintaining necessary correspondence with clients by keeping them informed about the latest developments regarding the case, and sending across necessary documents via e-mail, fax or post.
A qualified candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate law, excellent administrative and computer skills, and have a clean background and drug screen.