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Legal Secretary Job Description

Summary
Responsible for assisting attorneys in a law office by performing clerical and administrative duties.
Primary responsibilities
  • Support attorneys in a legal setting.
  • Prepare correspondence and legal papers such as summonses, complaints, motions, responses, and subpoenas under the supervision of an attorney or a paralegal.
  • Review legal journals and assist with legal research.
  • Teach how to prepare documents for submission to the courts. .
  • Perform transcription and dictation.
  • Schedule meetings and arrange conference rooms.
  • Alert manager about cancelations or new meetings.
  • Manage travel and schedule.
  • Handle information requests.
  • Prepare correspondence and stuff mail into envelopes.
  • Arrange for outgoing mail and packages to be picked up.
  • Prepare statistical reports.
  • Manage spreadsheets.
  • Greet and receive visitor.
  • Prepare confidential and sensitive documents.
  • Coordinates office management activities.
  • Determine matters of top priority and handle accordingly.
  • Prepare agenda for meetings.
  • Takes and transcribes dictation.
  • Helps prepare office budget.
  • Plans events and volunteer activities.
  • Maintain office procedures.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements; prepares itineraries; prepare, compile and maintain travel vouchers and records.
  • Operate office equipment, such as photocopy machine and scanner.
  • Coordinate committees and task forces.
  • Relay directives, instructions and assignment to executives.
  • Receive and relay telephone messages.
  • Direct the general public to the appropriate staff member.
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system.

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