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Legal Secretary

Company: Wilson Elser
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

9/2/22 Las Vegas, NVWilson Elser's Las Vegas office is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join a fast-paced team.This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.The FirmWilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.The PositionQualificationsMust have 2+ years Litigation experience; experience in medical malpractice is a plus but not requiredPrior experience with e-filing and litigation procedures and processesFamiliarity with State and Federal court procedures and rulesMust be a team playerExcellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environmentAble to prioritize and multitask / organize yourself to be able to concurrently manage several tasksAble to work independently; self-motivatedMust know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel); Familiarity with iManage/eDockets a plusStrong written and verbal communication skillsResponsibilitiesPrepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documentsDraft and send routine correspondencePrepare court forms such as notices and other simple pleadingsE-file court filings in both State and Federal court, in this and other jurisdictionsOpen new matters / process matters for closingDocument management and organizationEnsure that documents are properly saved to the Document Management SystemBecome familiar with court and agency rules and filing procedures as well as client guidelinesCreate and maintain case contact sheetsCalendaring: maintain attorney calendars and ensure all dates/deadlines are calendaredDeposition schedulingManage expense reimbursementsManage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accountingWhy Should You Apply?Excellent BenefitsGenerous PTO planExcellent growth and advancement opportunitiesCorporate Discount PlansInterested?Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "Las Vegas Legal Secretary" in the subject line.We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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