Legal Secretary

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Location
Alexandria, Louisiana
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 40,000 - US$ 45,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_53101
Contact
Jenkins,Alicia, Spherion
Phone
318-4459000
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Job Description

Do you have at least 5 years of defense litigation experience? Do you pay attention to detail and a team player? If so we have the job for you. Here at Spherion we have a client that is seeking to fill a permanent position of a paralegal. The specialize in litigation and the effectiveness of their representation is reinforced by their firms core strength in litigation.

Responsibilities:
-Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
-Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
-Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
-Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
-Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
-Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
-Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-Highly organized
-Communication
-Excellent writing skills
-Attention to detail is crucial

Education:
No Degree Required

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
-Litigation Paralegal: 5 years (Required).
-Minimum of 5 years experience as a Litigation Paralegal - Required.
-Insurance defense: 1 year (Preferred).


Apply online at www.spherion.com. Once application has been submitted give us a call at 318-445-9000.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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