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Legal Secretary

Rahway, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking for an exceptional Secretary responsible for the day-to-day litigation of our 40 year old law firm. You will be responsible for organizing deadlines and court appointments, setting deadline reminders, maintaining case files and inputting data into our system. We also expect you to be able to learn how to type and format legal documents at the direction of the attorney. You will be utilizing our library of templated forms, and other correspondence, such as engagement letters, motions, and master case captions lists. Most of your job will be typing the spoken word of the attorney.

Legal Secretary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answer phone calls and respond to general emails occasionally
  • Draw up legal documents such as appeals, complaints, discovery requests, motions, pretrial agreements, subpoenas, and summonses at the direction and instruction of the attorney, not independently
  • Maintain organized files, including copies of all documents and correspondence

Legal Secretary Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be an elite typist
  • Record of ethical conduct and ensuring client confidentiality
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and related software for preparation and filing of Federal Court pleadings
  • No legal experience required
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred





1600 Saint Georges Avenue

Rahway, NJ



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