San Diego CA

Legal Secretary (Litigation)

CM Legal

Legal Secretary  

  •  Must have 3+ years Litigation experience 
  •  This position is not a remote position and will require you to be in office 
  •  Knowledge of litigation (e-filings) and trial procedures, and federal and state court procedures and  rules 
  •  Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) 
  •  Experience working with a document management system 
  •  Strong interpersonal relationship skill 
  •  Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment   Ability to prioritize and work independently 
  •  Work well under pressure, remain flexible, be proactive, resourceful and efficient   Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Responsibilities  
  •  Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service 
  •  Prepare court forms such as California Judicial Council Forms for attorneys review   Schedule depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters   Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings 
  •  Arrange and coordinate travel arrangements 
  •  Calendar depositions, hearings, trials and all associated dates. 
  •  Manage Outlook calendar of all appointments, conferences and meetings 
  •  Open new matters, run conflict checks for partner’s review, prepare engagement letters   Document management and organization, saving documents and emails to document management  system. 
  •  Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures 
  •  Prepare cover letters for attorney bills 
  •  Submit attorneys expense reports 
  •  Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting   Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation 

Why Should You Apply?

  •  Excellent Benefits including a 401k match 
  •  Generous PTO plan 
  •  Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  •  Corporate Discount Plans 

The annualized salary range for this position is $65,000 to $85,000. Actual pay will be adjusted  based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.


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