Legal Secretary
Morgan Lewis 7 reviews - Houston, TX

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Job Summary:
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, a major international law firm, is seeking a Legal Secretary for the Houston office. The primary responsibility of the position will be to provide secretarial support to attorneys of various practice groups. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing a high level of client service to external and internal clients; word processing; secretarial overflow assistance; making travel arrangements and preparing travel itineraries; processing new business intake and expense forms; time entry; answering phones and taking messages; scheduling appointments; arranging meetings and conferences; monitoring incoming mail, faxes, and e-mails; filing and other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma and a minimum of 5 years of legal secretarial experience. Post high school education and litigation legal secretarial experience is preferred. Transactional experience is a plus. Successful candidates will have advanced computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007: Word, Excel and Power Point. Advanced proficiency in formatting, proofreading, and editing correspondence and other legal documents is a must. Solid organization skills, attention to detail, the ability to balance multiple tasks in a fast paced environment and project a professional demeanor in all client interactions, and the ability to manage confidential information with discretion are also required. Excellent written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team is a must. Experience with client billing, Filesite or similar document management system, and calendar management is preferred. Experience scheduling domestic and international travel and meeting arrangements, and flexibility to work overtime when needed is required. The regular work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Morgan Lewis values collegiality and diversity. We offer a professional work environment and a compensation package that includes a competitive salary and benefits.

Morgan Lewis is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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7 reviews
Long a leading Philadelphia law firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius these days extends its reach well beyond the City of Brotherly Love. The firm...