Mid-size national civil litigation and insurance defense firm seeking to hire a full-time 2+ year Legal Secretary/Assistant for its Scottsdale, Arizona office who works well individually and as part of a legal team. Must be willing to go above and beyond to successfully meet the unique needs of our firm.
INSURANCE DEFENSE EXPERIENCE IS HIGHLY PREFERRED!
Candidate must be detail oriented, experienced, hard-working, enthusiastic, team oriented, and have a determination to “figure it out.”
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
Minimum of 2+ years of previous legal secretary/assistant experience in a law firm required.
Experience in both California and Arizona is preferred.
This position plays an intricate role in the day-to-day operations. The legal secretary/assistant will assist with case management, legal document preparation, calendaring deadlines, proofing and formatting documents, speaking with clients and various courts, and responding to unique attorney needs.
At least 2+ years of experience as a legal secretary/assistant.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, be detail oriented, hard-working, enthusiastic, team oriented, and have a determination to “figure it out.”
Excellent communication skills, typing skills, computer skills, interpersonal skills, and professional appearance.
Active knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure as well as knowledge and experience in preparing basic legal documents and pleadings.
Confidentiality in all discussions and negotiations will be maintained.
The firm also offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance.