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Legal Secretary

PAE Chicago Full-Time
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Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Legal Secretary

Job Description: 

  • Serves as a clerk/receptionist responsible for supporting the criminal and civil division by providing administrative and clerical services.
  • Serves as front desk receptionist on a rotating basis.
  • Receives visitors and telephone calls.
  • Provides requested information to callers/visitors regarding office functionality and general procedures.
  • Provides courier services to USAO, court and local agencies.
  • Assists attorneys and support staff with photocopying, compiling trial notebooks, witness/exhibit lists, copying/duplicating electronic media, assembling Jury instructions.
  • Knowledge of general office processes, procedures and practices is required.
  • Clerical and administrative office skills are required.


  • Must be able to obtain a government security clearance. 
  • High School diploma is required.
  • Knowledgeable in the use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint is required. 
  • Familiarity with office copiers.
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and professionally.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment and remaining professional while working with all levels of staff.
  • Must be able to meet established deadlines.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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For more than 60 years, PAE has tackled the world’s toughest challenges to deliver agile and steadfast solutions to the U.S. government and its allies. With more than 20,000 employees on all seven continents and in more than 70 countries, PAE delivers a broad range of operational support services to meet the critical needs of our clients. Our headquarters is in Falls Church, Virginia. Find us online at pae.com.

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