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Legal Secretary

Company name
Goode, Casseb, Jones, Riklin, Choate & Watson, P.C.

Location
San Antonio, TX
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Goode Casseb Jones Riklin Choate & Watson is a law firm based in San Antonio, Texas with a diversified statewide practice. Our Attorneys have varied backgrounds, including state judicial service and both state and federal prosecution and administrative experience.

We have the stability, knowledge and expertise to provide personal, professional service to our clients. Our Texas roots and far-reaching contacts around the country put us in a unique position to partner with and serve those who have business interests and legal issues in our state.

 Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, you will a variety of secretarial duties for attorneys to whom assigned. You will maintain positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff and observes confidentiality of client matters.

Responsibilities include, but are limited to the following:

  • Compose and prepare standard correspondence; type lengthy legal documents.
  • Screen telephone calls and record messages.
  • Read, sort and date incoming mail; process outgoing mail daily.  Route mail to specific delivery services as needed and confirm timely delivery.
  • Establish and update calendar and deadline reminder systems.
  • Maintain current client files (both electronic files and paper files).
  • Open new files; prepare conflict-of-interest memoranda. Maintain all attorney and general files and form files.  Conduct periodic review for possible storage of older files; prepare files to be closed.
  • Receive clients and visitors; maintain good public relations with clients; observe confidentiality of attorney-client relationships.
  • Schedule appointments and make travel arrangements for attorneys as needed.
  • Proofread and enter timekeeper time entries in Juris Suite and approve for billing in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with administrative support staff. Confirm whereabouts at all times with receptionist.
  • Back up receptionist – as needed.

 Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • On-the-job experience necessary in order to gain an understanding of law office policies and procedures and produce accurate legal documents with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to proof and perform minor editing (e.g. punctuation, grammar, spelling) of routine and law office correspondence and legal case matter documents.
  • Excellent skills in organizing and maintaining records and filing systems.
  • Ability to transcribe legal documents, correspondence and reports from rough draft.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
  • Work occasionally requires more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position; may require irregular hours.
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, Outlook, Excel, Adobe.

 

Benefits:

We offer excellent compensation and a comprehensive medical benefits package including:

  • Paid time off.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits.
  • Future growth opportunities and movement within company.
  • Exciting and challenging work environment!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company info

Goode, Casseb, Jones, Riklin, Choate & Watson, P.C.

Company Profile
Goode, Casseb, Jones, Riklin, Choate & Watson

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