Legal Secretary - posted 2/11/19

Legal Secretary - posted 2/11/19

Company Name: 
Hughes & Coleman
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Nashville
TN
Salary Range: 
DOE plus eligible for Monthly and Quarterly bonuses
Job Summary: 

SUMMARY
The Legal Secretary is primarily responsible for scheduling appointments, typing attorney pleadings and correspondence, scheduling court appearances, checking service of complaint, and must have the ability to juggle priorities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow practices and processes that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company standards, and serve the needs of our clients. This includes a commitment to a process of continuous improvement.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures, including but not limited to, the company’s attendance policy.
  • Perform general secretary duties (dictation, correspondence, handling of mail).
  • Prepare guardianship paperwork, scheduling court hearings for minor’s files
  • Proofreading and make grammatical and spelling corrections on legal forms
  • Schedule client calls
  • Prepare correspondence in support of the work of Legal Assistants (loss of consortium and other form letters).
  • Back up clerical support for assistants (mail, copying, faxes)
  • Perform other duties within the employee’s training and skills as directed by Core Leader
Requirements or Qualifications: 
LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES • No supervisory responsibilities EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • High School Diploma or equivalent required. • Display true passion for client and community service • 1 year previous Legal Secretary experience in a law firm or comparable industry required. • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate professionally, verbally and in written form with clients • Ability to work independently without regular direct supervision PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS • Office environment • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Application Process: 
email resume to Lori Lloyd-Belton at Llloyd-Belton@hughesandcoleman.com
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
February 11 2019
Additional Information: 
Note you're a NALA member in email. 100% paid parking. Full benefits available after 60 days.