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Litigation Secretary

Jackson, MS 39206

Posted: 03/11/2024 Industry: Legal Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Prepare and edit legal documents and correspondence including letters, memos, dictation, briefs, pleadings and reports.
    • Organize and maintain files.
    • Maintain and track schedules, deadlines and calendars.  
    • Schedule meetings and conferences.
    • Coordinate travel arrangements.
    • Answer incoming telephone calls.
    • Enter, edit and finalize billable time and client billings, adhering to Outside Counsel Guidelines for multiple clients.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
    • Provide other support as necessary.

Job Requirements

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and video conferencing platforms.
    • Knowledge of ABA Litigation Codes for proper assignment to matters. 
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members. 
    • Ability to handle and adjust to competing deadlines and priorities. 
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
    • Excellent communication skills.  
    • Client service focused.
    • Prior litigation experience required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Some overtime may be required.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kelly Webb Collum
Professional Recruiter

Meet Kelly Collum, our seasoned Professional Recruiter at Staffers since January 2000. However, she has been in the industry over 32 years alongside our President, Beth Henry. Kelly thrives on making a meaningful impact on people's lives. When not matching talent with opportunity, Kelly enjoys Spinning and has been a Reformer Pilates instructor for 27 years. In her downtime, she cherishes moments with her husband, adult children, and adorable first granddaughter. Kelly's favorite escapes? The beach and tropical islands, where relaxation meets adventure. At Staffers, Kelly finds immense reward in helping individuals secure a better future—it's truly life-changing! 

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