Senior Legal Secretary #31565

by | Jun 13, 2024

JOHNLEONARD is working with one of the most sophisticated law firms in the United States to recruit a Legal Secretary for its Washington, DC office to perform legal secretarial duties. This full-time role offers an excellent salary range of $70K-$75K, benefits, and hybrid work opportunities.

As a Legal Secretary, you will answer phones for attorneys in a professional manner, take messages, and forward calls to appropriate parties. The firm is committed to career development and to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and offers many programs and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

During your first few weeks in this Legal Secretary role, you can expect to take on some of the following:

  • Maintain calendars of all assigned attorneys and schedule meetings
  • Draft/revise routine correspondence and documents
  • From handwritten notes, drafts, or oral instructions, perform word processing on a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and legal documents as requested
  • Operate office equipment such as printers, photocopying machines, and PDF scanners
  • Schedule meetings and notify all parties involved; remind participants of meetings

To apply for this Senior Legal Secretary role, your soft skills, expertise, and experience should include:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years of legal secretary experience; experience in a law firm preferred
  • Accurate typing skills of a minimum of 55 wpm, along with strong word processing skills utilizing Microsoft Word 2010, Outlook 2010 (email and calendar), Excel, PowerPoint, docketing software, and client relationship management software
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills

As a vital member of the team, and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach, and commitment, you’ll receive a favorable salary and the chance to join a passionate and welcoming team.

Please get in touch with our JOHNLEONARD team today to apply and register your interest in this hybrid full-time Senior Legal Secretary position. We’d love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfill your professional ambitions.

Founded in 1969, JOHNLEONARD, a woman-owned business, is the premier staffing choice in Boston and beyond. We provide Temporary/Contract, Direct Hire, Temp-to-Hire, and Payroll services as part of our comprehensive service offerings. JOHNLEONARD is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. All applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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