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Legal Secretary at AMS Staffing Inc.

Legal Secretary

AMS Staffing Inc. Chicago, IL Full-Time

Please send your resume in WORD format should you be interested in the following Legal Secretary (Labor/Employment) position in Chicago IL 60606. The salary range for this full-time/permanent role is $80K to $90K and AWESOME BENEFITS.

If you are not interested, please forward to your network. AMS Staffing offers referral fees should they be hired.

Job Title: Legal Secretary (Labor/Employment)

Location: Chicago IL 60606

Salary: $80K to $90K

Term: Full-time/Direct Hire

3rd Party C2C/Transfer: No

Referral Fee: $500 - refer qualified colleagues, friends, and family.

Vaccination Required: Yes

MUST HAVE PACER e-Filing experience

Please reply with an updated resume in Microsoft Word format

Critical Information from Client Call:

35 hour work-week

9am-5pm

Candidates' choice – Mon-Wed in office OR Wed-Fri in office

MUST HAVE PACER e-Filing experience

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will perform a variety of secretarial and/or administrative duties for assigned attorneys/paralegals. You will interact with colleagues in a team setting and uphold the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.

Responsibilities

On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, partners, and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

  • Input, revise, and finalize correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents. Draft routine correspondence, memoranda and other documents
  • Use a high degree of proficiency with PACER and e-filing procedures
  • Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar
  • Receive, review and print electronic faxes. Deliver paper faxes as necessary
  • Sort, date and read incoming mail. Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery
  • Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and travel arrangements
  • Complete client/matter forms. Request conflicts of interest checks. Open new files
  • Maintain all client and general files. Conduct periodic review for possible storage of old files and prepare files to be closed
  • Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g, word processing, receptionists, file/document clerks, office services)
  • Provide overflow assistance and secretarial support for Secretarial Team Members’ attorneys and paralegals
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of legal experience
  • Ability to manage vendor invoices
  • Proofreading, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills a must
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel a must
  • Typing speed/accuracy: 70 wpm with accuracy
  • Legal citation and legal terminology expertise
  • Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, DeltaView, document management systems or similar technology
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  • Attention To Detail
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