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Legal Secretary

Wilson Elser's San Francisco 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 more than 800 attorneys, across 37 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 Position
Qualifications

  • Must have 2+ years Litigation experience
  • Must have prior experience with litigation procedures and processes, State e-filing, Federal e-filing and creating table of authorities
  • Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules
  • Ability to work in a team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneys
  • Open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Attention to detail and impeccable formatting abilities is essential. 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread, redact documents, create table of authorities
  • Prepare court forms such as summons and subpoenas
  • E-file court filings, must have State and Federal Experience
  • Open new matters
  • Document management and organization, saving to network, indexing for file room
  • Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures 
  • Retrieve court decisions from Westlaw
  • Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
  • Input billing information into billing software
  • Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars
  • 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 are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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