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This position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and word processing duties while exercising sound judgment over work priorities with minimal supervision. Strong legal and administrative skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and perform well under strict deadlines, are required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Types and edits documents quickly and accurately, proofreading for content and typographical errors.
- Utilizes firm technology (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) effectively.
- Completes work product according to instructions and within the requested time frame.
- Handles general administrative duties such as travel arrangements, meeting coordination, expense reports, time entry and the new business memorandum process with efficiency and in a proactive manner.
- Answers telephone calls, takes messages or provides information as appropriate.
- Opens and closes files as necessary, promptly handles the filing of legal or other administrative materials and sends materials to off-site storage as necessary.
- Attends training classes to keep up to date with technological advances and software upgrades.
- Provides additional back-up coverage to other Professional Assistants as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Job is performed in a typical office environment, but is subject to time pressures and constraints, and is primarily dependent on input from others.
- Long hours are required periodically and overtime may be required.
- The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and skills required of personnel so classified. The firm reserves the right to revise or modify this job description at any time.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Three years+ legal secretarial experience required.
Requires strong legal and administrative skills, as well as an ability to multi-task and perform well under strict deadlines. Must be extremely well organized and detail-oriented. Familiarity with document management systems a plus.
Experience in Microsoft Word (including creating and revising documents) and Outlook required; experience in PowerPoint, Excel and Visio strongly preferred.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to follow instructions effectively. Must be a self-starter who can work both independently or in a team environment. Must possess excellent customer service skills and be flexible to handle changing priorities to support business needs. Must have good telephone etiquette and excellent interpersonal skills.
Must score 60 wpm with 2% or lower error rate on the firm’s legal typing test and 76% or higher on the firm’s legal spelling test. Must understand and maintain confidentiality of the attorney-client relationship.
555 Mission Street Suite 2000
San Francisco 94105
Employee Status: Non-Management
Job Type: Full-time
Job Level: Day Job
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible.
Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.
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Meyers Nave is recruiting for a Legal Secretary in our Oakland office.
ABOUT THE POSITION
This Legal Secretary position is responsible for providing administrative support to attorneys and the firm’s COO on a day-to-day basis, as well as working closely with clients and other team members to ensure effective and timely attention to important legal matters. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing legal and non-legal documents, assisting with preparations for meetings and court appearances, maintaining calendars and providing general administrative support to attorneys and the firm’s COO. This position requires the ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. This Legal Secretary position is ideal for someone who at least five years of experience as a legal secretary and understands the need for confidentiality and can support the firm’s COO in handling sensitive firm materials. For a complete job description, please see http://www.meyersnave.com/legal-secretary-oakland-5-years-experience/.
ABOUT OUR FIRM
Meyers Nave has a special reputation in California as a go-to law firm that clients rely on to handle their highest profile, most complicated and often most controversial transactions and litigated matters. Thirty years ago, Meyers Nave began in one office with five attorneys focused on one primary area of law. The firm has rapidly expanded to become a nationally recognized firm with six California offices where attorneys work in multi-disciplinary teams in nearly 20 complex fields of law. Throughout California, our attorneys help public agencies, private businesses and public-private partnerships navigate an extensive range of local, state and federal laws and regulations. The results of our work and the expertise of our attorneys have led to numerous prestigious awards and honors, including Law360’s “California Powerhouse,” The Recorder’s “Giant Slayer” and The Daily Journal’s “Top Defense Result,” as well as numerous attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meyers Nave is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law.
Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Bank the Box).