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Legal Secretary

Company: Wilson Elser
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Wilson Elser's Las Vegas office currently seeks a Legal Secretary.

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 Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
Must have 2+ years Litigation experience
Prior experience with litigation procedures and processes, and e-filing
Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules
Must be a team player
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
Able to prioritize and multitask / organize yourself to be able to concurrently manage several tasks
Able to work independently
Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel); Familiarity with iManage/eDockets a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities
Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents
Draft and send routine correspondence
Prepare court forms such as notices and motions
E-file court filings in both State and Federal court
Open new matters / process matters for closing
Document management and organization
Ensure that documents are properly saved to the Document Management System
Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures
Retrieve court decisions from Westlaw
Create and maintain case contact sheets
Calendaring: maintain attorney calendars and ensure all dates/deadlines are calendared
Deposition scheduling
Manage expense reimbursements
Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting

Why Should You Apply?
Excellent Benefits
Generous PTO plan
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

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.

Company Description

Wilson Elser is a full-service law firm with nearly 800 attorneys, representing more than 50 service areas in 40 offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is listed in the Top 50 by The National Law Journal. With a full-service office in London and a network of affiliate firms in France, Germany and Mexico, Wilson Elser routinely provides legal advice and representation throughout the world.

While Wilson Elser's heritage and primary focus is insurance defense, it increasingly has expanded into the corporate and transactional realms in order to better serve its clients. Along these lines, the firm currently has a broad range of practice areas, members of which will often work on multidisciplinary and/or multijurisdictional teams in order to identify sound, comprehensive and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.

Keywords: Wilson Elser, Las Vegas , Legal Secretary, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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