Monday, June 10, 2013

Legal Secretary Opening!!

Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo


Job Description

Job Title: Legal Secretary

Reports to: Partners, Associate Attorneys, Office Administrator
Dimensions:

This position is a full-time, hourly position based on a 37.5 hour week. On occasion, someone in this position may be required to work up to 40 hours per week and may also be required to work minimal amounts of overtime. This is a non-exempt position.
Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform all secretarial tasks required in assisting assigned partners and associate attorneys in preparation of their cases.

To transcribe dictation as assigned, including pleadings, correspondence, notices and summaries.

To schedule hearings, depositions and client meetings.

To coordinate consultations and trial appearances with expert witnesses
To prepare subpoenas for issuance
To monitor, collect and enter billable time into Omega system

To electronically file pleadings in federal courts

To organize and maintain case files and file documents as required
To organize and copy documents for discovery production.

To manage case-related travel arrangements upon request.

Work experience requirements:

Minimum of 3 years previous legal assistant experience in law office
Knowledge of Microsoft Word or WordPerfect
Experience with dictation equipment and software

Education requirements:

Associates or Paralegal degree or equivalent experience

Applicants can mail or email to Nancy Honings. Quinn Law Firm 227 NE Jefferson Peoria 61602 or nhonings@qjhpc.com.

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