Litigation Legal Secretary

Ice Miller   •  

Washington, DC

Industry: Legal & Accounting


Less than 5 years

Posted 65 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description:Ice Miller LLP, a national law firm, is seeking a Legal Secretary with litigation experience to support attorneys and professionals in our Washington DC office. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail to be successful in this position.

Essential Job Duties:

•Manage all aspects of administrative practice, including legal and non-legal processes

•Prepare and draft correspondence, memos, and legal documents according to legal staff and Firm requirements using word processing and document management systems

•Prepare and process outgoing correspondence through mail or fax; arrange for specialized mail or courier services as required

•Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls as needed

•Manage scheduling of meetings, appointments, due dates, client-related activities, and case dates on electronic calendars

•Coordinate travel, including travel and lodging arrangements, preparing schedules and itineraries, and confirming meeting space and logistics

•Process expense reimbursements and disbursements

•Proactively assist with projects, information requests, and administrative needs

•Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling

•Manage the coordination of complex document preparation; ensure all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are intact

•Review and edit client bills

Minimum Requirements:

•Three years of experience as a legal secretary preferred

•Minimum of three years of experience supporting litigation partners preferred

•College degree and experience related to the legal field strongly preferred

•Excellent clerical skills and knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation

•Exceptional customer service skills in person, over the phone and via email

•Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work independently and proactively

•Computer proficient, intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

•Business Development and/or marketing experience preferred

•Experience with international investigations a plus

•Fluency in language other than English a plus

•Experience with E-filing in federal courts preferred

•Must be able to perform all essential duties