Legal Sec/Paralegal

Jackson, MS 39201

Posted: 10/14/2019 Industry: Legal Job Number: 242410 Pay Rate: $16.82/hour City: Jackson Type: Temp To Full-Time

Large office seeking LEGAL SECRETARY with a minimum of 9 years paralegal experience. Position will include supporting attorneys by performing a variety of administrative duties, including drafting legal correspondence, answering phones, greeting visitors, and communicating with attorneys, clients and court personnel. If you are a professional with a strong sense of discretion and experience working in an attorney s office, we encourage you to apply for this position today.

SALARY : $34,000 - $36,000 annually

HOURS: 8am-5pm, Monday thru Friday

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Transcribe and proofread legal documents

  • File, organize, scan, copy and fax legal documents

  • Schedule court depositions, hearings and other meetings

  • Make travel arrangements for attorneys

  • Process third party and vendor invoices

  • File documents with the court ahead of deadlines

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Legal Studies

  • Proficiency with MS Office

  • Typing speed of at least 50 wpm with a high rate of accuracy

  • Able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Able to work as a team with attorneys

  • Strong sense of discretion

*must be at least 18 years of age and have the ability to pass a drug screen

BENEFITS : great benefit package

If you review the job description and requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the JACKSON CLERICAL branch. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-4200.

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