Litigation Legal Secretary

Dallas, TX 75201

Posted: 06/04/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18929 Pay Rate: 80,000

Job Description

Litigation Legal Secretary
Our well-respected law firm client in Dallas, Texas is in search of a 5+ year Litigation Legal Secretary with appellate experience. This is a hybrid opportunity with 1 day remote after initial training period. 

Law Firm Profile:
In business 40+ years
Multi-practice law firm
Recognized as “Top 100 Place to Work” by Dallas Morning News

Litigation Legal Secretary Role:
The Litigation Legal Secretary will play a crucial role in providing administrative and secretarial support to commercial/business litigation attorneys. 
The Litigation Legal Secretary will assist attorneys with the preparation, filing, and service of legal documents for litigation matters, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, and discovery requests.
Maintain litigation files, including organizing and managing case documents, correspondence, and other relevant materials.
Coordinate deposition and court appearance schedules, including calendar management and scheduling appointments.
Conduct legal research using online databases and resources to support attorneys in case preparation and strategy.
Assist with trial preparation, including preparing trial exhibits, witness lists, and trial binders.
Handle administrative tasks such as answering phones, managing incoming and outgoing mail, and coordinating meetings and appointments.
Liaise with clients, opposing counsel, court personnel, and other stakeholders as necessary.
Assist attorneys with billable time entry and prebills.
Perform general office duties as needed to ensure the efficient operation of the legal department.

Litigation Legal Secretary Profile:
The Litigation Legal Secretary must have a minimum of 5 years of legal secretary experience in civil litigation including experience handling appellate matters. 
Must be able to create TOCs and TOAs. 
Proficiency in billing software such as 3E or Elite is highly desired. 
Proficiency in iManage or similar software is required. 
Ability to type 75 WPM or more.
Must be a self-starter and team player with critical thinking skills. 
Excellent attention to detail and superb proofreading skills. 
Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
Technological prowess and ability to utilize standard software such as Microsoft Office Suite. 
Ability to work in a team environment that is fast paced. 
High school diploma or GED is required. 
College coursework or a degree is highly valued.

Law Firm Features and Benefits:
Hybrid – after initial training period
Paid parking
Paid employee health and dental benefits
Fun company culture

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.  The client cannot sponsor any visas. 

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.

Job Requirements

appellate, litigation, legal assistant, legal secretary, practice assistant

Meet Your Recruiter

Brittany White

Brittany White is an accomplished Executive Recruiter at Frontline Source Group, specializing in the legal field. With a deep-seated passion for connecting exceptional legal professionals with their ideal roles, Brittany's expertise and experience have solidified her reputation as a trusted partner in the recruitment industry.

Significant milestones have marked Brittany’s journey in executive recruitment. Brittany has previously served as a Sr. Talent Director and Assistant Vice President, where she honed her skills in talent acquisition and management. This tenure allowed her to develop a nuanced understanding of the legal industry's unique demands and intricacies.

With Brittany White as part of the Frontline Source Group team, you're gaining an executive recruiter who is not only well-versed in the legal landscape but also dedicated to finding the perfect fit for both candidates and organizations. Her experience, combined with her exceptional interpersonal skills and a keen eye for talent, make her an invaluable asset in your pursuit of top-tier legal professionals.

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