Legal Secretary

Dallas, TX 75201

Industry: Legal Job Number: DS84041619 Pay Rate: $50000-65000 / year

Job Description

We are looking for a Legal Secretary for our client in Dallas, TX!
Supports attorney by preparing for hearings, trials, and meetings. Performs administrative and clerical tasks as well as legal research. Maintains case files and drafts legal documents.

Legal Assistant Job Duties:
  • Performs research on applicable regulations, laws, and legal scholarship
  • Discovers facts of case
  • Collects and organizes evidence and other important papers for lawyers to review
  • Keeps client files organized and up to date in paper and/or electronic format
  • Drafts formal legal documents, such as contracts and pleadings, as well as correspondence with clients and other parties
  • Prepares reports for lawyers in anticipation of trial
  • Gathers formal statements from parties and witnesses for use in court
  • Assists during trial by taking notes, preparing exhibits, and reading court transcripts
  • Files documents, such as briefs and appeals, with court and other parties
  • Arranges meetings and depositions with clients, witnesses, and other lawyers
  • Contacts clients to investigate the case and keep them apprised of the case's status
  • Attends to basic clerical tasks, such as photocopying, making and receiving phone calls, and fielding correspondence
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.

EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI).
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