Legal Secretary in Detroit, MI

Full Time

Website Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook

Kitch Attorneys & Counselors is a defense-oriented firm looking for a specialized Legal Secretary to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. You will work under the supervision of an attorney and will also provide support in assigned legal cases. The goal is to sustain efficiency of all office procedures and case management so as to guarantee reliability and consistency.ResponsibilitiesProvide administrative support to one or more attorneysEffectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partnersWrite case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts and testimonyConduct thorough statistical/documentary researchSource and verify important case intelligenceProduce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitionsPreserve an updated case record systemAnswer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriateMaintain and update inventories of contact detailsFacilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely remindersSkillsProven experience as legal secretary (minimum 3-5 years’ experience preferred)Knowledge of legal terminology, regulations and court systemKnowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, transcription software, dictation, document management system)Working knowledge of litigation management software systems is a plusProficiency in EnglishStrong proofreading, grammar, and writing skillsOutstanding time-management and typing skillsAbility to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of peopleLegal Secretary certification or diplomaJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceHealth insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:Detroit, MI 48226: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:Bachelor’s (Preferred)Experience:Legal Secretary: 1 year (Required)Work Location: One locationShow more

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