Legal Secretary/Assistant

Painesville, OH 44077

Posted: 02/02/2024 Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire Job Category: Legal Job Number: 10 - 172438 nw Pay Rate: Pay commensurate upon experience

Job Description

A busy law firm is seeking a Legal Secretary/Assistant for a Class Action Litigation partner.  Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the opportunity for overtime.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a large volume of emails, phone calls, and other communications from courts, co-counsel, opposing counsel, and class members
  • Maintain frequently changing calendar, meetings, hearings, personal schedule, task list of managing partner who handles plaintiff consumer class action litigation in courts of Ohio and nationwide
  • Handle a large volume of documents, pleadings, and simple court filings
  • Knowledge of Ohio and federal rules of civil procedure and appellate procedure as it pertains to legal issues, appeals, and supreme court practices
  • Use Microsoft, Adobe Pro, Court-Filing systems, PACER, etc. and live dictation
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Must have previous Legal Secretary experience 
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An Understanding of Ohio and federal rules of civil procedure and appellate procedure is needed
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft, Adobe Pro, Court-Filing systems, PACER, etc., as well as, live dictation
  • Must have strong attention to detail, organization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Close attention to deadlines, schedule, and court proceedings, absolute attention to detail, and pleading/document management is critical
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, customer service, and time management skills
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment is mandatory

Only those candidates that can pass a background check or drug screen will be considered. 

Area Temps still believes that the best way to serve both our employees and our customers is through personal service. To apply for this Legal Secretary/Assistant position, please submit your resume to mentor@areatemps.com, call (440) 788-4373, or TEXT “your name & 172438” to (440) 497-1091. 

Additional Information

For over 35 years, Area Temps has been committed to providing Northeast Ohio companies with office staffing services, technical, skilled trades, industrial and professional staffing solutions.  We measure our success by the thousands of people who have accepted permanent positions with our client companies, either through a direct hire or after successfully completing an initial temporary assignment.

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With over 30 years experience in Greater Cleveland and thousands of people employed successfully each year, Area Temps still believes that the best way to serve both our employees and our customers is through personal service. When you apply online, we'll review your work skills and location preferences within 24 hours. Qualified candidates will be contacted to arrange for a personal interview, and our personnel supervisors will work with you to find the perfect assignment.

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