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Litigation Legal Secretary

Burr Forman McNair HHI
Hilton Head Island, SC Full-time
Posted on February 27, 2019

Burr & Forman LLP is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time litigation legal secretary position in its Bluffton, South Carolina office. The successful candidate will assist attorneys through the performance of complex secretarial/administrative duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process, excellent secretarial skills, and knowledge of grammar, spelling, basic math, and punctuation.  Experience in state and federal courts and familiarity with Rules of Civil Procedure are required.  Must be proficient in scheduling meetings and managing calendars, including sending invitations and reminders when needed; making and/or changing travel arrangements; opening, organizing, managing, and closing files; drafting correspondence; and typing and formatting legal documents. Experience drafting form pleadings and discovery is preferred.  Must be highly organized, detail-orientated, proactive, and a team player who will take ownership and become familiar with clients, cases, and files. Associate's degree or equivalent preferred. Minimum two years of experience in a litigation support role in a law firm or corporate legal department environment, proficiency in MS Word 2016 and use of dictation equipment, and minimum 50 wpm typing required. Competitive pay and benefits. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

 

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