Executive Corporate Legal Secretary
San Francisco, CA
Large law firm seeks an Executive Corporate Legal Secretary to assist the branch office Managing Partner, and other attorneys in the Real Estate practice group. This position requires 3 years of experience. Candidates with corporate, transactional, or litigation backgrounds are welcome to apply; land use and real estate support are a plus, but not required. Outstanding skills are needed for this position to assist the Managing Partner with law school instruction website, creating and uploading documents and syllabus. Duties include preparation and proofreading complex agreements, forms, and contracts from handwritten drafts, tapes or dictation, redlining, and multiple revisions. The Corporate Legal Secretary will handle opening and closing client files and records maintenance; updating client list and contacts; creating new case reports and performing conflict checks; and maintaining team calendars. Other duties include assisting with client billing, entering daily attorney time; and preparing travel reimbursement and check requests; organizing meetings including reserving conference rooms and arraigning for catering and technical needs; and client communication. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
A high school diploma is required; some college coursework is preferred. Word advanced features skills, typing of 60 wpm, and strong Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and iManage functions are essential. Experience with Chrome River would be helpful. Expert-level proofreading and attention to detail are needed. Selected candidate must be highly organized with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 33 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.
Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.