legalOur client is seeking an experienced legal secretary to immediately fill a full time position their Des Moines office. Previous experience in support of litigation or corporate law, wills/trusts/estate planning/probate law or employment law is required to be successful in this position. This legal position requires a confident and professional individual who has worked in a law firm or corporate legal department.

Primary responsibilities include:

typing a variety of reports, correspondence and legal documents for which knowledge of legal terminology in various practice areas is required
opening and maintaining legal files, providing case management assistance
producing legal documents from verbal or written instructions from the attorney
reviewing legal documents to ensure proper format and containment of all necessary portions or related documents
maintaining attorneys calendars and e-mail correspondence
performing back up responsibilities in support of real estate transactions
Qualifications include but are not limited to:

A minimum of 3 years of legal secretarial experience in a law firm or corporate legal department
Bachelors degree preferred
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Strong technical, computer skills to include proficiency in MS Word, pdf conversion software, formatting documents, redlining, redacting, and e-filing
Attention to detail, proficiency in proofreading own work, ability to work independently
Ability to organize and manage multiple projects
Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact with clients and co-workers
Being a team player, working cooperatively and effectively with other attorneys and staff

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