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Corporate Legal Secretary
Ref No.: 18-03005
Location: East Brunswick, New Jersey
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 60,000.00 - 60,000.00 /Year

Our client is an international law firm and their office in East Brunswick is seeking a full-time Legal Secretary to work in the Corporate Practice Group. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Transcribes legal briefs, correspondence, letters, minutes of meetings, and confidential memorandum
  • Types a variety of legal documents from rough and oral drafts; relays instructions to other staff and attorneys as directed by the supervisor
  • Prepares, maintains and confirms daily work calendars and schedules meetings and appointments
  • Reads, sorts and dates incoming mail and ensures outgoing mail is timely delivered; if necessary routes mail to a specific delivery service
  • Enter time diaries into DTE when requested
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Answers telephone calls, transfers calls to the appropriate person and takes accurate messages in their absence
  • Assist other attorneys and secretaries within the firm through the direction of the supervisor/coordinator
RELATED DUTIES
  • Photocopy and collate documents for mailings
  • Compile and prepare reports and presentations
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Training and Experience.
  • Three to five years of legal secretarial experience.  
Knowledge, Abilities and Skill.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of modern legal office practices and procedures 
  • Considerable knowledge of legal documents preparation, legal terminology and court procedures
  • Proven proofreading ability 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS office including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Use a personal computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to multi-task in an extremely fast paced environment
  • Ability to type accurately and transcribe from a dictaphone or similar equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills