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Legal Secretary
Ref No.: 18-03139
Location: New York, New York
Seeking a Legal Secretary with experience in insurance defense litigation for a Fortune 100 insurance firm located in Lower Manhattan, NY! Must have experience in e-filing in NY court systems, drafting discovery documents, and calendaring.

JOB SUMMARY:
  • Maintains a working knowledge of filing fees, filing periods, court peculiarities and procedural differences of all courts and/or workers compensation boards.
  • Prepares documents such as entries of appearance, notices of depositions, requests for production, and settlement documents by retrieving and using appropriate information from specific files, etc.
  • Types complex legal pleadings, briefs, correspondence, memoranda, reports, discovery notices, responses and motions, ending with a final product suitable for filing. May transcribe dictation.
  • Maintains a daily calendar in internal management system for attorney(s). Responsible for reminders to attorney(s) on all pleadings and discovery matters.Schedules depositions, judicial conferences, meeting with clients, doctors and other counsel for assigned attorney(s).

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: High school graduate or equivalent. License/Certification/Designation: Formal technical legal secretarial training at a business or technical school preferred.

Experience: Three years experience as a Legal Secretary in a law office. Prefer experience in insurance defense litigation.

Credit Check: Due to the fiduciary accountability of this job, a valid credit and/or background check will be required as part of the selection process.