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Legal Secretary

Company: Hester Law Group, Inc., P.S.
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Busy law firm looking for a legal assistant with a minimum of 5 years of experience. Experience preferred in personal injury case management and trial preparation; scheduling of appointments and court dates with experts, court staff, and court reporters; e-filing in all courts including state and federal. Must have excellent skills in writing, communication, document management, legal research, and interpersonal skills. Must be fastidious, energetic, assertive, and detail-oriented. Must have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently. The position is in the office full-time Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch.


--- Use daily time records to properly process client billing with support from the accounting department
--- Arrange travel, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
--- Conduct legal research, when necessary, with guidance from attorneys and paralegals
--- Work with attorneys and paralegals to create various legal documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when requested
--- Take care of administrative tasks and office correspondence by answering phone calls and emails, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and informing the team of upcoming deadlines


--- Must be able to type at least 50 WPM
--- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with quick turnaround times
--- Candidates should have strong organizational skills and communication skills
--- Experience with legal software, litigation case management, and docketing programs
--- Ability to comfortably use all Microsoft Office products

About Company:
For more than five decades, Hester Law Group has fought for our clients' rights. Whether the case is a serious felony matter or a lawsuit against negligent drivers, abusers, police or government, we are confident in our ability to achieve results. Our support staff is the best in the business, with over 30 years' experience handling criminal and civil cases of all sizes and varieties. Every employee at our firm is a vital part of our team.

Keywords: Hester Law Group, Inc., P.S., Tacoma , Legal Secretary, Administration, Clerical , Tacoma, Washington

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