Legal Secretary, Litigation

Seattle Permanent USD75,000 - USD90,000 per year
  • 5 days in office for training, then hybrid
  • Great team

About Our Client

Law firm with offices across the United States. The Seattle office focuses on litigation.

Job Description

  • Perform complex and detailed administrative tasks for assigned attorneys and other attorneys as required, including final production of legal documents and correspondence
  • Edit, format, print and revise all letters, memos, reports, forms, labels and other printed material

  • Draft pleadings and perform e-filing with various State and Federal Courts
  • Open and close client files and maintain files keeping them organized and current, both in electronic and hard copy format
  • Facilitate meeting deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders to attorney
  • Enter attorney time for timesheets and billing purposes
  • Proofread all documents produced, checking for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are intact
  • Perform routine filing and retrieve closed files when requested
  • Handle expense reimbursements
  • Maintenance of schedules and calendars, route incoming calls, mail, and visitors, files, and records
  • Prepare, edit and format closing documents, signature pages and binders
  • Assist with the opening of new client matters and the gathering of pertinent information to complete task
  • Manage attorney calendars, coordinate meetings, schedule conference rooms, and make travel arrangements as required
  • Assist with billing processes including entering attorney time, reviewing pro formas (initiates transfers), editing and preparing draft/final bills and cover letters for clients

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Commercial litigation
  • Skilled in ECF filing, docket calendaring, and litigation procedures
  • Ability to multitask
  • Managing federal court cases is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team player

  • Highly proficient Word and Excel and competent in PowerPoint
  • Able to travel for trials, arbitration, hearings, or any other case related projects

What's on Offer

  • Base
  • Retirement
  • Insurance
  • PTO
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Job summary

Office Support
Sub Sector
Legal Secretary
Business Services
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