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2017-021313 Litigation Legal Secretary - NJ

Well established, Philadelphia based law firm is seeking a bright and dynamic Senior Legal Secretary to join their growing Cherry Hill, NJ 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. 

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 this 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 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 3-5+ years’ of progressively responsible experience as a legal secretary.  Should have a thorough knowledge of law office procedures and local court / jurisdiction rules and procedures. 

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: 
Cherry Hill, NJ
Job Requirements: 
  • 3-5+ years’ experience as a Legal Secretary
  • Previous litigation experience
  • Ability to independently perform a variety of complex legal secretary duties with limited supervision
  • Possess a solid understanding of legal and medical terminology
Compensation: 

Compensation commensurate with experience.  ($35,000-$45,000)