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Legal Secretary Litigation

Littler Mendelson Lexington, KY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

  • Prepares legal documents and/or general correspondence from handwritten, dictation, taped, oral, boiler plate or printed copy
  • Prepares court and agency documents for service to opposing parties and filing documents via e-filing and/or with the National Labor Relations Board.
  • Drafts/writes routine business correspondence as requested.
  • Maintains chronological files for each attorney as well as client files.
  • Maintain attorney contact list through Outlook as well as calendaring for court dates, arbitrations, hearings, meetings and travel arrangements.
  • Review and revise attorneys' timesheets, expense reports and pre-bills.
  • Actively maintain court dockets and alert attorneys of deadlines.
  • Answer attorneys' telephone in a professional manner and take appropriate messages.
  • Proactively seek guidance from other sources, i.e. attorneys or other corporate departments when questions arise from clients or outside vendors.
  • Maintain a professional, calm and pleasant demeanor with clients and vendors.
  • Exercise sound judgment and confidentiality

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Five years of extensive litigation experience required
  • Experience in labor and employment law is strongly preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Extensive knowledge of court rules, ECF procedures and NLRB procedures
  • Professional demeanor to be able to communicate with all levels of management, clients, attorneys and staff.
  • Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort when performing a high volume of administrative tasks and performing other essential duties.
  • Ability to work standard office equipment, including computer, copier, facsimile and telephone.
  • May require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties.
  • Ability to sit for extended period of time in a minimum eight hour day in two to three hour increments.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with document management applications a plus. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and do not represent that all such duties will be performed by all individuals who hold the job. The list of duties is not exhaustive in that incumbents may be assigned other duties in addition to those shown. All employees of the firm are expected to:
  • Promote positive work habits, including effective and timely communication, teamwork and respect for co-workers.
  • Provide constructive guidance to other employees and representatives of third parties who do business with the firm.
  • Comply with safe work practices, including the use of safe work procedures, maintenance of a safe working area and the use of safety equipment.
  • Contribute to providing the highest quality of products and services to clients.

Littler Mendelson

Why Work Here?

401K company match, excellent benefits, PTO, challenging work in pleasant atmosphere.

See our website www.littler.com

Address

Lexington, KY
USA