Litigation Secretary

WATKINS & EAGER PLLC - Jackson, MS (30+ days ago)


Two years experience as a litigation secretary and/or paralegal is required. Other levels of legal experience will be considered.

No phone calls, please.

Requirements:

  • Confident, energetic, punctual, organized, disciplined and hard-working
  • Ability to work under time constraints
  • Case management skills – ability to see the project as a whole while managing the details
  • Ability to act as a liaison between the client, the attorney, opposing counsel and insurance companies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively while maintaining professionalism

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responding to discovery requests
  • Preparing documents for experts to review
  • Calculating deadlines
  • Meeting with clients
  • Scheduling
  • Organize and monitor numerous ongoing and one-time activities, events and projects
  • Logically solve problems with little supervision

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Typing
  • Applicants must have a wide range of administrative and communication skills as well as practical legal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in person, on the phone, and in writing
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Initiative and judgment in problem solving
  • Ability to work efficiently and handle multiple assignments with fast-paced and short deadlines
  • Discretion in handling and communicating sensitive information
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel software
  • A positive attitude and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Legal Secretary: 2 years
  • Litigation: 2 years

Location:

  • Jackson, MS