1+ months
2018-06-012018-08-31

legal secretary

Greenberg Traurig
Philadelphia, PA

Position Summary:
The legal secretary will assist four or more attorneys in the Philadelphia office of a multi-national law firm by performing various administrative and clerical tasks. Prior experience working in a commercial real estate department of a large law firm is highly desired. Flexibility to work overtime as needed.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Duties include assisting with all aspects of real estate transactions.
  • Process time entry, open new matters, draft engagement letters, make travel arrangements, process reimbursement expenses, maintain attorney calendars, opening and distributing mail.
  • Review and prepare billing invoices.
  • Manage phone lines for supported attorneys, fielding calls and conveying messages as necessary.
  • Assist with document production including creation and editing of various legal forms, correspondence and documents.
  • Establishes and maintains filing and records, in both hard copy and electronic formats. Files information in a timely manner. Retrieves information from files as requested.
  • Assists with overflow work and other projects as needed.
    Skills & Competencies:
    • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to manage time effectively.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills and the ability to collaborate well in a team.
    • Must be skilled in handling administrative tasks such as lawyer time entry, travel arrangements and processing invoices and expenses.
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, as well as document management and other office technologies.
    • Strong ability to maintain high standards, use good judgment, and seek out ways to contribute and anticipate needs.
    • Candidate must be a team player.
      Qualifications & Prior Experience:
      The ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience working as a legal secretary in a commercial real estate department. Experience in a fast-paced, large law firm environment is highly desired.

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