Litigation Secretary

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Temporary Position Type: Secretary (Litigation) Job Number: 23139 Pay Rate: Up to $25.00 hourly

Law firm seeks a Litigation Secretary with 5 years of experience for a temporary assignment expected to last at least 2 weeks.  This position supports a partner and 3 associates.  Selected candidate must have strong state and federal court filing skills, including heavy eFiling (ECF/PACER), and will be proficient with MS Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Outlook), and iManage.  Candidate must have an excellent understanding of discovery, motions, subpoenas, summons, complaints, and other deadline-driven court documents; be able to generate a TOA/TOC from native Word or Best Authority; and use macros to apply styles to pleadings. The Litigation Secretary will quickly locate court rules and forms on the internet, and create shell pleadings and discovery documents.  Proficiency in business grammar, legal terminology and spelling; excellent telephone demeanor; and typing speed of 65 wpm are required. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree are preferred.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with overtime availability needed.

Hourly rate is $23.00 to $25.00.

 

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.

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