Legal Secretary
Butler Snow - Nashville, TN

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Unique Legal Secretarial position in a team environment supporting both business and litigation attorneys in the Nashville office of Butler Snow, a multi-office, regional law firm. Full time position, competitive salary and benefits, great in-house training opportunities.

This position works within a team environment to support both business and litigation attorneys locally and remotely with:

preparation and revision of correspondence, memoranda and legal documents;

e-filing with various court systems;

preparation for large transactional closings;

maintenance of electronic document management system;

maintenance of Outlook calendars, if needed;

entry of daily time, if needed;

the preparation of practice group and individual annual budgets;

reimbursements and check requests, if needed; and

other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with diverse groups of legal and support staff on confidential and sensitive firm matters
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented and continuous learning environment
  • Superior technology skills – proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook); experience with iManage and Aderant a plus
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage work load and to take the initiative in handling projects and anticipating what needs to be done
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with others
  • Requires a high degree of professionalism and the ability to exercise good judgment
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 3-5 years experience as legal secretary or other relevant experience in order to be familiar with court rules, procedures, calendaring requirements so as to be able to perform litigation and administrative duties in a professional services setting

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