McGlinchey Stafford

Legal Secretary

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  • Full Time
  • Dallas, TX
March 20, 2024 Administrative Assistant

Job Description

Technical requirements include:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint);
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, including bates labeling, splitting and combining PDF documents, optimizing and reducing PDF files, etc.;
  • Advanced knowledge of e-filing systems and procedures in state and federal courts;
  • Experience and knowledge working with file-sharing tools to share documents;
  • Experience with and a good understanding of the litigation process, as it pertains to the role of a legal assistant;
  • Knowledge of the technology and processes required to assist attorneys with timekeeping, billing, and other administrative tasks;
  • Experience working with electronic document management systems; and
  • The ability and willingness to quickly adapt to and learn new technology, as needed.

Administrative Requirements include:

  • Entering conflicts checks and opening client files;
  • Assisting attorneys with scheduling, calendaring, and planning business travel;
  • Communicating with clients, opposing counsel, and other third parties at the direction of the attorneys;
  • Managing the electronic case files;
  • Calendaring and docketing litigation deadlines;
  • Assisting attorneys with time entries;
  • Preparing attorney and office expenses;
  • Processing payment of vender invoices; and
  • Assisting with general office duties.

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