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Legal Secretary

Cynthia H. Clark & Associates
Annapolis, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Annapolis boutique family law firm is seeking a full-time experienced litigation legal secretary.

This legal secretary will work with 2-3 attorneys providing a full range of support, including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings and documents; calendar maintenance; various office and client filing and electronic transcription.

The successful candidate will have strong accurate typing skills, is a very organized multi-tasking, detail-oriented team player possessing at least 5 years recent legal secretary experience (including electronic filing).

Essential Functions:

 ·         Engaged in the work of the attorney by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects, utilizing available resources in order to achieve.

·         Provide support to the attorneys in family law matters and backup support as needed.

·         Answer phones and communicate with clients on a daily basis.

·         Preparation/revision of correspondence, documents and other clerical assignments as directed.

·         Assist with drafting simple pleadings.

·         Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential time-sensitive material.

·         Prepare new client engagements as requested.

·         Maintain calendars, reports and time records.

·         Maintain back-up docketing for litigation matters.

·         Various office and client filing; proofreading documents.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

·         Minimum 3+ years recent litigation legal secretarial experience within a law firm.

·         Law firm billing software a plus. 

·         Must have a solid understanding of technical legal terminology as well as court filings.

·        Punctual with excellent attendance.

·         Proficient in MDEC e-filing.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent proofreading skills.

·         Ability to multi-task, and timely respond to deadlines as well as balance workload.

·         Knowledge of Office Suite a must, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

·         Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level.

Educational Requirements:

·         High School diploma or equivalent required.

·         Some college preferred.

Hours are 8:30-5:00 (M-F)





Cynthia H. Clark & Associates


129 Lubrano Drive Suite 202

Annapolis, MD
21401 USA