Litigation Secretary - Medical Malpractice
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles law firm seeks a Litigation Secretary with 7 years of medical malpractice experience to support two senior associates in the insurance defense practice group. Selected candidate will prepare, edit, and file pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents, and assist attorneys with trial preparation. Additional duties include open and close matters; maintain files; enter attorney time and expenses; answer phones; and manage correspondence. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
A high school diploma or GED is required, and a bachelor’s degree is preferred. The qualified candidate must have a strong knowledge of state and federal court rules. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook functions, and typing of 70 wpm are required; Legal Perfection and Elite experience is a plus. The Litigation Secretary must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
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 32 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.