Legal Secretary - Franklin County, OH

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The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary for a position in the Education Section. The successful candidate will perform a variety of clerical, procedural & administrative tasks for attorneys & other office staff. The duties for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Performs highly confidential legal secretarial work for attorneys of the Attorney General's Office: from rough written, oral, or tape machine instructions, produces typed copy of legal documents, confidential materials & correspondence (e.g., briefs, depositions, pleadings, letters, reports); using word processing equipment (e.g., Word, EAGO, Full Authority, ECF, Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Access); proofreads & corrects all materials prior to submission to attorneys; prepares all standard legal documents (e.g., tables, appendices, certificates of service); composes or independently answers correspondence (e.g., correspondence of a routine nature which does not require interpretation of the policies or legal issues from attorneys ) to clients, staff or general public; correspondence to confirm appointments; to employees in other sections who are requesting general case information; from public making general inquiry into the sections' operation & function); answers main phone line within section.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ability to calculate fractions, decimals & percentages & to read & write common vocabulary & to type 60 wpm plus; 600 hrs. training in typing & dictation (or 6 mos. exp. performing like duties in private industry or other government offices). - or completion of coursework to qualify for diploma in secretarial technology or associate degree in secretarial science, which must include 600 hrs. of business or office education at high school level. - or 2 quarters of secretarial training at college level; 1 course in public relations (or 1 mo. exp.); 300 hrs. training in office machines (or 3 mos. exp.).

Supplemental Information:
Selected candidate(s) will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal history Driving record Taxes The Attorney General's Office may fill additional, similar positions as a result of this posting.