Executive Legal Secretary
Legal Placements, Inc.1 - Washington, DC

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An international law firm is currently seeking a high-level Legal Secretary to join their team and support a very busy Partner and Associate in their Business Fraud practice group . The successful candidate must have prior law firm experience and extensive scheduling and calendar management expertise. The Partner has multiple meetings daily and travels regularly. His schedule is often changing at the last minute and he relies heavy on his assistant to keep him on schedule and make scheduling adjustments to his calendar immediately and without error. The successful candidate must also have above average proofreading skills and consistently produce error free work product. This is not a production desk; but truly more of an Executive Assistant role in which the assistant will be an integral part of the practice and the right arm to the Partner & Associate. (Their workload is very closely related). The other key job function of this desk is billing. The partner is a top biller and the assistant will be responsible for proofreading and editing all pre-bills and tracking the billable hours. The hours are 9-5:30pm flexibility for unscheduled overtime is required. The secretary is also required to carry a blackberry for after hour needs. The firm pays time and half for overtime after 35 hours. Additionally the firm is offering a salary and excellent benefits. Please send your resume to Miana Ford, Miana@legalplacements.com for consideration.

Five years, minimum experience support a busy Partner or CEO
Prior law firm billing experience, ideally in Elite
Heavy scheduling and logistic planning experience
Availability for regular overtime and responding to a work phone for after hour needs.