Legal Administrative Specialist to $50K
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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONOur client is extremely motivated in hiring a legal secretary with insurance defense background (not workers comp). Construction Defect background that would be a plus.
Performs a variety of legal secretarial and administrative support duties for assigned attorney(s), many of which are unique to a legal environment and require a working knowledge of property casualty operations, legal concepts, terminology, and processes.
Knowledge: General office practice and procedures. Legal concepts, terminology, and processes. Operations, practices, and procedures of a law office engaged in the practice of civil litigation. Filing procedures of the various courts handled by the office. Working knowledge of legal concepts, terminology, and processes.
Skills/ Competencies: Type 80 wpm. Shorthand at 100 wpm (optional based on office). Command of verbal and written communication skills for contact and interaction with as attorneys, court personnel, policyholders, and claims staff. Ability to operate business machines such as photocopier, calculator, transcriber, and personal computer with business and legal software.
Three years? experience as a Legal Secretary in a law office. Prefer experience in insurance defense litigation.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.