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Legal Secretary Position(Description)

  1. 1. LEGAL SECRETARY P/T-BILINGUAL SPANISH READ/WRITE/SPEAK (SOUTH PLAINFIELD) Legal Secretary/Paralegal needed at general practice focused in the areas of criminal law, real estate, family law and personal injury, on part-time basis from 12-5pm or 1p-6 pm, must have at least some experience with courts and how they work. Some experience with preparation of legal documents. New paraglegal graduate ok, but must be top 1% of the class, must have paralegal certificate. Most clients at this practice speak Spanish only, so if you are shy about the language, this job is not for you. Additional hours may be available on certain days. Some Saturday hours may be required. This is an hourly paid position. Your hourly rate will be based upon, your experience, your salary history. You will start at a probationary hourly rate and upon acceptance your hourly rate will be increased. You will know exactly what each of these rates will be upon being offered the position. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Answering Phones/Taking Messages Setting up Appts./Collecting Consultation Fees from Clients Calling Courts to request adjournments/confirm court dates/request discovery on criminal matters. Preparing Pleadings/Motions for Divorces/preparing ESP memorandums Preparing Files in Personal Injury Matters/Calling Clients re: doctor's appointments/arbitrations dates/preparing arbitration packets Preparing Files in Real Estate Matters, working with realtors, clients- primarily handled by atty, just assisting. Heavy client contact. Filing/Preparation of correspondence in English and Spanish Translation of documents from English to Spanish Maintenance of Files Handling of all mail. Monitoring and ordering supplies Additional responsibilities as required. FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY:
  2. 2. EMAIL THE FOLLOWING: 1. A cover letter should be in Spanish, include your salary history, for past two jobs. 2. A resume should be in English. WARNING: IF YOUR RESUME/COVER LETTER HAS A TYPO/MISSPELLING/POOR GRAMMAR YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Legal Assistant-Entry Level (Midtown) Law Firm located downtown is looking for a Legal Asistant ***Great opportunity for a candidate with legal experience*** Requirements: -Personal injury experience a MUST -BA required -1 year experience required -Internships ok Job will include: -Conduct in-depth research and summarize depositions, medical records and employment record, drafting pleadings, motions , and prepare subpoenas Legal Secretary needed!!! (Mount Laurel, NJ) Reply [Errors when replying to ads?] Date: 2009-05-20, 2:32PM EDT Contemporary Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Legal Secretary for a large comapny in Mount Laurel, NJ. This is a long term temporary position with the possibility of going permanent. The position is Monday - Friday 9-5pm. Please see job requirements below. Job Requirements: complete mastery of Microsoft Word knowledge of Outlook Calendar knowledge of Microsoft Office
  3. 3. know how to file an Answer pleading for example know what it costs to file that Answer with the court for example know how many copies of that Answer you need to file with the court know what a crossclaim is know what a counterclaim is know what a third party complaint is know which interrogatories to send to plaintiff and defendants know how to schedule depositions know how to complete a subpoena excellent typing skills excellent phone skills Having knowledge of "auto accident defense" is desired but not required. If you or someone you know is interested, please apply today - don't delay!