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2016-12194 Senior Legal Secretary

One of the Chester County’s top law firms is seeking a bright and dynamic Senior Legal Secretary to join their growing Malvern area office.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a stable, successful firm with a lot of long term employees, offering exciting and challenging work within a professional and very busy practice group. 

This position will work very closely with top litigation partner and his team specializing in medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death matters.  You will be responsible for general legal support functions, preparing legal documents, drafting correspondence, maintaining files and calendars, scheduling appointments and meetings, making travel arrangements, etc.  As a key member of the litigation team, you must be able to independently perform a variety of complex legal secretary duties with limited supervision and have a solid understanding of legal and medical terminology. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Opening new client matters
  • Preparing pleadings, general correspondence, other legal documents, etc.
  • Answering and responding to calls / emails
  • Communicating with clients, opposing counsel, court personnel, etc.
  • Coordinating meeting and travel arrangements (including multiple parties)
  • Attorney calendar and schedule management

Candidates must be familiar with all aspects of litigation procedures, have 5-7+ years of progressively responsible experience as a legal secretary and at least 5+ years’ significant experience in Catastrophic Injury, Medical Malpractice, or other similar Personal Injury law.  Should have a thorough knowledge of law office procedures and local court / jurisdiction rules and procedures.  Must be flexible and able to work overtime (paid) during busy trial periods. 

The firm is offering a generous salary, excellent benefits package, and business casual working environment.  This is a full time, direct hire, permanent position.  For immediate CONFIDENTIAL consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their resume ASAP. 


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Job Type: 
Industry: 
Legal
Location: 
Malvern, PA
Job Requirements: 
  • 5-7+ years’ experience as a Litigation Legal Secretary
  • Must have previous experience with Medical Malpractice, Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death, or other Personal Injury matters
  • Ability to independently perform a variety of complex legal secretary duties with limited supervision
  • Possess a solid understanding of legal and medical terminology
  • Must be willing to work occasional overtime during busy trial periods
Compensation: 

Salary commensurate with experience.