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Legal Secretary - Irvine Litigation Law Firm

Irvine, CA 92614

Posted: 04/24/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Secretary Job Number: 20566 Pay Rate: 73,000 - 85,000

Job Description

Legal Secretary - Irvine Law Firm / Civil Litigation 
Onsite position: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Salary - $73,000 - $85,000 w/annual bonus 
We are seeking a Legal Secretary with a minimum of 4 yrs. of experience in a law firm. The successful candidate will play a critical role in providing comprehensive support throughout the litigation process. This is a newly created position designed to bolster our team as we continue to grow.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist attorneys with all aspects of litigation, from case inception through trial and post-trial proceedings.
  • Prepare and file legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Manage calendars, schedule appointments, and coordinate meetings and depositions.
  • Conduct legal research and compile data as needed.
  • Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and court personnel in a professional manner.
  • Maintain organized case files and ensure timely follow-up on deadlines.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a Legal Secretary in a law firm setting.
  • Experience with Federal & State E-Filing is a plus, will provide training. 
  • Proficiency in legal terminology, procedures, and documentation.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Familiarity with legal research tools and case management software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365, Word 2016, Outlook 2016, Excel 2016, NetDocuments, and CompuLaw calendaring. Training will be provided as needed.
Training and Mentoring:

We understand the importance of continual learning and professional development. Comprehensive training will be provided to ensure you are fully equipped to succeed in your role. Additionally, we offer mentoring from experienced team members to help you grow and develop your skills further.

Why Join Us?
  • Work-Life Balance: We value a healthy work-life balance and offer a supportive and flexible work environment.
  • Team Spirit: Join a firm where you are more than just an employee; you are a valued member of our family.
  • Professional Growth: We are committed to the growth and development of our team members and offer opportunities for career advancement through training and mentoring.

Meet Your Recruiter

Randi Carlson
Principal, Strategic Staffing,- Executive Search

As a partner with Mattson Resources, my focus is Executive Search and Business Development.  My passion is People and building client - candidate partnerships.  My joy is understanding our client’s company culture and the scope of each search request to make a perfect hire.  I thrive to be a trusted resource to both my client and candidate.  On-boarding top tier clients and working with career professionals to assist them in their job  search has been a rewarding career.  Mattson opened in 2007 with 5 employees, we have expanded our services and currently offer 5 specialty recruiting Divisions, Executive Search, Engineering, IT, Accounting, Office Professional and Skilled Technical.  It brings me much joy and satisfaction to be recognized as one of Orange County’s top Search firms year after year! 

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