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Legal Secretary

Wilson Elser Ridgeland, MS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Wilson Elser’s Ridgeland, Mississippi office is seeking a Legal Secretary to support our exceptional team in a new office with an active and expanding practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

• Must have 5+ years Litigation experience
• Prior experience with litigation procedures and processes, including e-filing
• Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules
• Ability to work in a team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneys
• Open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
• Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents
• E-file court filings must have State and Federal experience
• Open new clients and new matters
• Document management, organization, and saving to network
• Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures
• Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
• Input billing information
• Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars
• Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting

Why Should You Apply?
•Excellent Benefits
•Generous PTO plan
•Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
•Corporate Discount Plans

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

Wilson Elser

Why Work Here?

Excellent Benefits, Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training, Generous PTO plan

Wilson Elser is a full-service law firm with nearly 800 attorneys, representing more than 50 service areas in 39 offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is listed in the Top 50 by The National Law Journal. With a full-service office in London and a network of affiliate firms in France, Germany and Mexico, Wilson Elser routinely provides legal advice and representation throughout the world. While Wilson Elser's heritage and primary focus is insurance defense, it increasingly has expanded into the corporate and transactional realms in order to better serve its clients. Along these lines, the firm currently has a broad range of practice areas, members of which will often work on multidisciplinary and/or multijurisdictional teams in order to identify sound, comprehensive and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.


Ridgeland, MS