Legal Secretary I
Also referred to as: Legal Secretary I, Legal Administrative Support Specialist I, Legal Secretary, Entry
Requirements and Responsibilities
Performs administrative functions for attorneys or legal firms. Maintains schedules for meetings, hearings, trials, and depositions. Prepares legal documents, contracts, briefs, motions, summonses, complaints, and general correspondence. Utilizes document creation software and other legal reference software. Understands and uses correct legal terminology, standard formats, and procedures to prepare documents. Maintains and organizes document files or database in required format. Coordinates efficient phone, e-mail, and written communications between attorney and client. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.
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Level of Education:  Legal Secretary I Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Legal Secretary I Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Legal Secretary I Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Legal Secretary I Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Legal Secretary I Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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