Legal Secretary


Legal Secretary

8/24/21 | Birmingham, AL

Wilson Elser's Birmingham office currently seeks a Legal Secretary.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
  • Must have 2+ years Litigation experience
  • Prior experience with litigation procedures and processes, e-filing, and creating table of authorities a plus
  • Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents
  • Prepare court forms such as notices and motions
  • E-file court filings
  • Open new matters
  • Document management and organization, saving to network
  • Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures 
  • Retrieve court decisions from Westlaw
  • Updating contact sheets
  • Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars
  • Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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Company
Wilson Elser
Posted
08/21/2021
Salary Range
$37,000.00 - 82,000.00
per Year
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Location
Birmingham, AL 35299, US