Litigation Secretary

March 27, 2024

Allen, Glaessner, Hazelwood & Werth, LLP, has an immediate opening for a full-time legal secretary to join our civil litigation practice. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and organizational skills, is dedicated and detailed oriented with 10+ years of current experience on a civil litigation desk.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to handle workload for 4+ attorneys on a heavy litigation desk.
  • Must be able to manage attorney scheduling and calendars accurately and efficiently with electronic system (ProLaw)
  • Must be able to prepare, format, & edit legal documents such as pleadings, discovery and correspondence (including TOA/TOC)
  • Must have thorough knowledge of rules and procedures for service of documents and filings with Federal Courts and California Superior Courts (manual and electronic filing)
  • Ability to multi-task and complete assignments quickly and accurately to meet demanding deadlines
  • Manage documents in firm document management system (Imanage)
  • Ability to take initiative, be resourceful and anticipate needs of attorneys

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years current experience on a civil litigation desk
  • Attention to detail is an absolute must
  • Paralegal skills a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills — you must be able to communicate and interact with clients, court staff, and other third parties on behalf of the firm in a professional and courteous manner
  • Must be a team player and be able to work effectively and courteously with your co-workers, especially in times of stress
  • Will provide assistance to others within the firm when requested based on priorities of current work-in-hand, promoting teamwork and mutual cooperation among all staff members
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 products, including Word, Outlook and Adobe.
  • Experience with document management system preferred. Imanage and Prolaw experience a plus.

We offer competitive salary and benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD, 401k).

This position will start off as 100% in the office and work towards remote hybrid after initial employment period.

Please submit resume with cover letter including salary requirement.

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