An Orange County firm is seeking a skilled Legal Secretary with litigation experience to support its legal team in complex litigation cases. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative tasks, managing case files, and assisting with legal research and drafting. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work well under pressure. Candidates should also be comfortable doing all of their own calendaring.
- Provide administrative support to attorneys in the preparation and filing of legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and discovery requests.
- Maintain and organize case files, including managing calendars, deadlines, and scheduling court appearances.
- Conduct legal research using online resources and prepare legal documents such as briefs, memoranda, and correspondence.
- Coordinate with clients, witnesses, and court personnel as needed.
- Assist with trial preparation, including organizing exhibits and witness files.
- Assist with document management and e-discovery, including the use of document review platforms.
Manage billing and invoicing processes, including tracking time and expenses.
- 3+ years of experience as a legal secretary in a litigation setting.
- Strong knowledge of legal terminology and procedures, including familiarity with state and federal court rules.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and legal research databases.
- Comfortable and familiar with handling calendaring.