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"Legal Secretary"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Perform secretarial duties utilizing legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Legal Secretary"

1) Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.

2) Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.

 

3) Receive and place telephone calls.

4) Schedule and make appointments.

5) Make photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed matter.

 

6) Organize and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files.

7) Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records.

8) Attend legal meetings, such as client interviews, hearings, or depositions, and take notes.

9) Draft and type office memos.

10) Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.

11) Submit articles and information from searches to attorneys for review and approval for use.

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Job Description for "Legal Secretary" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Legal Secretary"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-E-I        SOC:  43-6012.00


 

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