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Litigation Secretaries assist attorneys with clerical and legal tasks. Common activities these employees complete every day at work include gathering data, liaising with clients, drafting legal documents, transcribing dictations, preparing invoices, and maintaining calendars. Based on our collection of example resumes for Litigation Secretary, essential qualifications include knowledge of court procedures, communication and interpersonal abilities, computer operation, deadline orientation, and the ability to type fast and accurately. Most successful resumes showcase paralegal certification and an Associate’s Degree in legal secretary.

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1

Litigation Secretary

Secretary to the chairman, two partners, two associates and one paralegal in the litigation department.

  • Composed, revised and formatted discovery documents such as responses and interrogatories, motions, pleadings and affidavits using DocsOpen.
  • Participated in the "buddy" system: Acted as back-up secretary for other attorneys when their secretaries were absent.
  • Indexed files, prepared suit papers and correspondence for shipment to records department utilizing legalkey.
  • Managed daily attorneys' time and work activities utilizing CMS.
  • Scheduled and coordinated all attorneys' travel arrangements, meetings and conference calls.
  • Copied, scanned and faxed various correspondence.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Litigation Secretary

Secretary to the chairman, two partners, two associates and one paralegal in the litigation department.

  • Composed, revised and formatted discovery documents such as responses and interrogatories, motions, pleadings and affidavits using DocsOpen.
  • Participated in the "buddy" system: Acted as back-up secretary for other attorneys when their secretaries were absent.
  • Indexed files, prepared suit papers and correspondence for shipment to records department utilizing legalkey.
  • Managed daily attorneys' time and work activities utilizing CMS.
  • Scheduled and coordinated all attorneys' travel arrangements, meetings and conference calls.
  • Copied, scanned and faxed various correspondence.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Occupational Studies - Legal
3

Litigation Secretary

Conducted legal Westlaw research on procedures, federal and state jurisdictions, and pleading standards for each civil cases.

  • Monitored case files including set up of referral intake by conducting conflict checks.
  • E-file State and Federal pleadings, responsible for preparing dispositions. Responsible for drafting, reviewing, and proofreading civil pleadings and all legal documents.
  • Maintained scheduled consultations and attorney's court appearances for hearings. Recorded all types of deeds, Cancellations, lis pendens, and affidavits.
  • Formulate PT-61 forms using GSCCCA Website along with conducting lien and property tax searches. Perform searches on borrowers/debtors/defendants by use of Lexis Nexis.
  • Obtain lien releases and filed with proper clerk of courts. Organize internal and external audits for billing purposes. Time Entry for attorney and paralegal cost.
  • Obtain financial documentation to establish Limited Liability Corporations by adhering to Secretary of State Georgia policies. Created Limited Liability filings, corporate resolutions Organization of annual registration renewals.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Paralegal Legal Secretary
AS
Business Management
BA
Bachelor of Arts
4

Litigation Secretary

Responsible for supporting two attorneys in all aspects of a complex civil case including calendaring and meeting all deadlines.

  • Completed court filing and service of documents through Lexis-Nexis.
  • Answered phones, communicated with clients.
  • Made travel arrangements, Depositions, Mediations, MSC's and all other hearings.
  • Assisted with trial preparations for complex cases.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AS
Arts
5

Litigation Secretary

Supported attorneys in all phases of litigation specializing in Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property and Labor & Employment.

  • Prepared documents for filing and service in State, Federal and Appellate Courts.
  • Set up pleadings with TOCs and TOAs, discovery documents and correspondence.
  • Maintained calendars and scheduled mediations, arbitrations and depositions.
  • Selected to serve as a member of the NetCom Committee responsible for testing and implementing computer programs and macros for the firm.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Visual Arts And Sociology
6

Litigation Secretary

Handled multiple responsibilities for busy Intellectual Property Litigation attorney and Asbestos attorney.

  • Supported attorneys in all phases of litigation to prepare cases for trial. Drafted and served responses to complaints, deposition notices, subpoenas, discovery requests and responses. Prepared filings for state court and district court e-filings. Scheduled depositions.
  • Drafted correspondence, memoranda. Entered attorney time. Prepared tables of content and tables of authorities in Word program.
  • Maintained high volume files.
  • Made travel arrangements, prepared expense reports, maintained Outlook calendar and Contacts.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
7

Litigation Secretary

Provided secretarial support for two shareholders specializing in oil and gas litigation.

  • Drafted pleadings and correspondence.
  • Maintained group file room, daily calendar, and attorney recruiting files.
  • Prepared exhibits to pleadings.
  • Assisted group paralegal in reorganization of the group file room in order to purge old client files.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Accounting
8

Litigation Secretary

Provided administrative support to one Partner and one Associate of the Domestic Relations department.

  • Typed complaints, pleadings, interrogatories, affidavits and depositions. Scheduled depositions.
  • Prepared legal transcriptions, time and billing.
  • Issued subpoenas and summonses.
  • Scheduled attorney's calendar for upcoming appointments.
  • Answered phones and provided switchboard relief for the receptionist.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
C
Paralegal Professional Program
AS
Applied Science
9

Litigation Secretary/assistant

Supported one Partner and one Associate with Federal, Bankruptcy, Appellate and State Court filings

  • Answered, screened and directed incoming calls to appropriate person
  • Sent and responded to e-mails and faxes; sorted and distributed mail
  • Interacted and corresponded with clients on a daily basis
  • Managed and organized files, handled timesheets and billing, transcribed documents
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
10

Litigation Secretary, Insurance Defense

  • Supported two litigation partners.
  • Administered two heavy calendars.
  • Composed and prepared correspondence and court documents under attorney supervision, as well as other pertinent litigation material.
  • Interfaced with clients, court personnel, insurance companies, medical offices and deposition services.
  • Produced lengthy legal documents and summaries from hard copy as well as dictation.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Legal Secretary Program
BA
Recreation Administration
Teaching

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