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Job Title: Legal Secretary
Duration:3 Months Contract
Perform a variety of legal secretarial and administrative duties for assigned Workers' Compensation attorneys, many of which are unique to a legal environment and require a working knowledge of legal concepts, terminology, and processes. Assist with general office support efforts as requested and assigned. Workers' Compensation defense litigation experience a must.
Effectively compose various legal documentation including but not limited to pleadings, discovery, subpoenas and draft correspondence. -Review incoming mail to determine urgency and work with attorneys accordingly. -Provide necessary telephone assistance including, but not limited to, answering callers routine questions. -Maintain attorney calendar as well as maintain diary and tickler dates appropriately. Review calendar daily and proactively handle upcoming events and determine dates upon which various pleadings must be served and filed. -Input and maintain information into case management system and ensure data integrity. -Maintain, organize and index all case files for staff attorneys; file correspondence, pleadings and other documentation in an accurate and timely manner. -Schedule/coordinate depositions, medical examinations(AME/QME) and other court designated hearings. Retain court reporters and interpreters, if necessary. -Act as a liaison with experts and witnesses in scheduling/coordinating appearances and/or depositions along with documentation retrieval. -Act as a liaison between client and Staff Counsel office by furnishing and requesting information as needed.. -Assist attorney with trial preparation. --Summarize discovery responses and draft standard discovery motions. -Conduct preliminary legal research as necessary.