HOT JOB: Temp Legal Secretary – Gulfport, MS

Are you looking to step up your career in a challenging, rewarding environment?  This is the job for you!  Our client on the MS Gulf Coast is looking for a Temp Legal Secretary.  Apply NOW by CLICKING HERE.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Transcription as dictated by attorney(s)
  • Open mail, scan and email to attorney and paralegal and save in case management system
  • Responsible for docketing all deadlines and events from incoming mail, including, but not limited to: mediations, depositions, hearings, etc.
  • Schedule depositions, mediations, hearings, meetings, conference calls, to include, conference room reservations, travel arrangements, etc., and drop dockets for same
  • Responsible for making deadlines as completed in case management system
  • Prepare discovery requests and cover letters as directed by attorney(s)
  • Prepare hand deliveries and coordinate with runners to ensure delivery is made
  • Send Certified Mail, UPS Next Day Air, FedEx, etc.
  • Prepare faxes as necessary
  • Scan documents as necessary
  • Process invoices
  • Prepare copying and mail processing
  • May request checks for filing fees when necessary
  • Responsible for filing
  • May prepare reimbursement requests (expense reports) as directed by attorney(s)
  • Review vendor/provider bills and arrange processing of same
  • Cooperate with coworkers
  • Respond politely to internal staff, clients, vendors, etc.
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Accept change in a productive manner

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma, some college preferred
  • 3+ years of related work experience preferred
  • Ability to type 70+ wpm
  • Familiarity with transcription devices
  • Possess excellent listening skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and pay close attention to detail
  • Must be able to read and write in English and use arithmetic skills accurately to complete required daily projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must possess ability to take initiative and handle various tasks simultaneously while working efficiently, effectively, and independently under minimal supervision
  • Must also have ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Is neat with self and conducts self in a respectable, responsible, courteous manner

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