Legal Secretary

San Diego, CA 92102

Posted: 02/27/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Legal Category: Legal Assistant/ Secretary Job Number: 1143 Salary: $60k-$85k/year DOE

Job Description

Legal Secretary- San Diego, CA

Join an Am Law 200 firm as Legal Secretary supporting 2 main shareholders!  Our client is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves their clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 41 offices in the United States and one in London. They are seeking a Legal Secretary to join their San Diego office. Paid parking onsite/hybrid schedule/generous merit increases! 
  • Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service
  • Prepare court forms such as California Judicial Council Forms for attorneys review
  • Schedule depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters
  • Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings
  • Arrange and coordinate travel arrangements
  • Calendar depositions, hearings, trials and all associated dates.
  • Manage Outlook calendar of all appointments, conferences and meetings
  • Open new matters, run conflict checks for partner’s review, prepare engagement letters
  • Document management and organization, saving documents and emails to document management system.
  • Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures
  • Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
  • Submit attorneys expense reports
  • Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Must have 2+ years Litigation experience
  • California state filing experience 
  • This position is not a remote position and will require you to be in office on a hybrid schedule 
  • Knowledge of litigation (e-filings) and trial procedures, and federal and state court procedures and rules
  • Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Experience working with a document management system
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skill
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Work well under pressure, remain flexible, be proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Compensation range: $65,000 - $85,000/year 
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