Legal Secretary

Jackson, MS 39201

Posted: 03/28/2019 Job Category: Legal Job Number: 12768 Pay Rate: 40000

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Transcription as dictated by attorney(s)
  • Open mail, scan and email to attorney and paralegal and save in case management system
  • Responsible for docketing all deadlines and events from incoming mail, including, but not limited to: mediations, depositions, hearings, etc.
  • Schedule depositions, mediations, hearings, meetings, conference calls, to include, conference room reservations, travel arrangements, etc. And drop dockets for same
  • Responsible for making deadlines as completed in case management system
  • Prepare discovery requests and cover letters as directed by attorney(s)
  • Prepare hand deliveries and coordinate with runners to ensure delivery is made
  • Send Certified Mail, UPS Next Day Air, FedEx, etc.
  • Prepare faxes as necessary
  • Scan documents as necessary
  • Process invoices
  • Prepare copying and mail processing
  • May request checks for filing fees when necessary
  • Responsible for filing
  • May prepare reimbursement requests (expense reports) as directed by attorney(s)
  • Review vendor/provider bills and arrange processing of same
  • Cooperate with coworkers
  • Respond politely to internal staff, clients, vendors, etc.
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Accept change in a productive manner 

REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma, some college preferred
  • 3+ years of related work experience preferred
  • Ability to type 70+ wpm
  • Familiarity with transcription devices
  • Possess excellent listening skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and pay close attention to detail
  • Must be able to read and write in English and use arithmetic skills accurately to complete required daily projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must possess ability to take initiative and handle various tasks simultaneously while working efficiently, effectively, and independently under minimal supervision
  • Must also have ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Is neat with self and conducts self in a respectable, responsible, courteous manner 

WHAT S IN IT FOR YOU? 
  • Positive team environment
  • Competitive salary/benefits package

Myra Penton, CSP
Specialty Recruiter

Whether you are an existing client, an employer looking for the best fit for your next hire, or the star candidate ready to be placed with one of PSG’s fabulous client companies, you can count on me to be your advocate! Many PSG recruiters have first-hand employment experience in their recruitment specialty area; I am a former legal secretary with years of office administration experience. I love my job, I love the people I work with, and I love that I have the chance to make a real difference in someone’s life each day.
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