West Los Angeles, CA
West Los Angeles law firm seeks a Litigation Secretary with 5 years of experience. Candidate will be assisting 3 attorneys with state and federal filings, including eFilings, and other legal tasks. Responsibilities include discovery, trial preparation, and maintaining CompuLaw and Outlook calendars. Candidate will also schedule appointments, answer phones, time keeping and billing, and document preparation. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for a 7.5 hour day.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required; legal secretary certification or a college degree is preferred. Candidate must have Word 2010 advanced features skills, including styles, TOC, redlining, and track changes; Best Authority for TOA; and document management program experience. A strong knowledge of the following is preferred: Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, eDocs (Hummingbird), CompuLaw (for calendaring), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Omega, iManage, DocsOpen, and Judicial Council Forms. Candidate must have experience with online filing systems. Outstanding grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills and a fundamental knowledge of legal terminology is necessary. The Litigation Legal Secretary will interact effectively with attorneys, staff, and clients and maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
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.