Our client is extremely motivated in hiring a legal secretary
with insurance defense background (not workers comp). Construction
Defect background that would be a plus.
Performs a variety of legal secretarial and administrative support
duties for assigned attorney(s), many of which are unique to a
legal environment and require a working knowledge of property
casualty operations, legal concepts, terminology, and
Knowledge: General office practice and procedures. Legal concepts,
terminology, and processes. Operations, practices, and procedures
of a law office engaged in the practice of civil litigation. Filing
procedures of the various courts handled by the office. Working
knowledge of legal concepts, terminology, and processes.
Skills/ Competencies: Type 80 wpm. Shorthand at 100 wpm (optional
based on office). Command of verbal and written communication
skills for contact and interaction with as attorneys, court
personnel, policyholders, and claims staff. Ability to operate
business machines such as photocopier, calculator, transcriber, and
personal computer with business and legal software.
Three years? experience as a Legal Secretary in a law office.
Prefer experience in insurance defense litigation.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider
all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected