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Litigation Secretary

Location: Orange
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

OVERVIEW: We seek a highly skilled professional to perform diverse administrative and secretarial duties in support of the Legal Department, Orange County. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain attorney(s) calendar book and tickler system Schedule meetings with clients, experts, attorneys and co-counsel and schedule court appearances Review and re-index mail in OnBase for review and action by attorney and calendaring of same Compose correspondence and memos to request or provide information Contact clients to obtain desired information as requested by attorneys Maintain electronic confidential legal files and ensure that each file is organized and documented regarding activity Prepare discovery, pre-trial and trial documents for filing with court Schedule, calendars and coordinate all aspects of discovery initiated by plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) Provide legal secretarial support on either short or long term assignments Answer and screen telephone calls Transcribe dictation and/or type from handwritten material or rough draft copy, including correspondence relating to litigation (pleadings, court forms, reports, summaries, releases, etc. Assist and provide back up for other secretaries as requested Maintain current knowledge of court rules Perform additional secretarial tasks as requested Participate in department and company projects Perform other duties as necessary EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED 7 years of defense trial, litigation experience in a similar industry 3 years recent California Civil litigation experience Trial preparation experience a must OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of court procedures Strong initiative and ability to work independently Computer literate -proficient in MS Word; knowledge of case management software; type 70+ wpm Strong organization and communication skills Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: SCHMID & VOILES / COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIA, Orange , Litigation Secretary, Administration, Clerical , Orange, California

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