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Perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 43-6012.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 47,900.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 23.00
- Currently, there are 191,200 people on this job
Also Known As…
- Magistrate Assistant
- Litigation Assistant
- Legal Secretary
- Legal Assistant
- Legal Administrative Secretary
- Judicial Administrative Assistant
- Confidential Secretary
- Paralegal Secretary
- Litigation Secretary
- Litigation Legal Secretary
- Legal Administrative Assistant
- Law Secretary
- Executive Secretary
- District Court Administrator
- Certified Legal Secretary Specialist
- Administrative Assistant
- Accredited Legal Secretary
Tasks for “Legal Secretaries”
- Receive and place telephone calls.
- Schedule and make appointments.
- Submit articles and information from searches to attorneys for review and approval for use.
- Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.
- Organize and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files.
- Attend legal meetings, such as client interviews, hearings, or depositions, and take notes.
- Complete various forms, such as accident reports, trial and courtroom requests, and applications for clients.
- Prepare and distribute invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses.
- Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
- Make photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed matter.
- Draft and type office memos.
- Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records.
- Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.
Related Technology & Tools
- Photocopying equipment
- Personal computers
- Personal digital assistants PDA
- Digital audio recorders
- Word processors
- Document shredders
- Document scanners
- Microfiche machines
- Laptop computers
- Digital duplicating machines
- Handheld calculators
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Electric typewriters
- Digital cameras
- Laser facsimile machines
- Accounting software
- Legal software
- Billing software
- Sage 50 Accounting
- Litigation management software
- Intuit QuickBooks
- Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MOSS
- Microsoft Excel
- IBM Lotus Notes
- Microsoft Office
- Web browser software
- Email software
- Microsoft Word
- Amortization calculation software
- Desktop publishing software
- Presentation software
- Thomson West WestlawPRO
- Web page design and editing software
- Spreadsheet software
- Database software
- Appointment scheduling software
- Electronic diary software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Word processing software
- Web conferencing software
- Filing system software
- Legal research software
- Transcription software
- Microsoft Outlook
- Case management software
- Intuit Quicken
- Microsoft Visio