legal secretary

Location: Cincinnati, OH



Are you a Legal Secretary looking to join a reputable law firm in the downtown Cincinnati area? This is an excellent opportunity, with an even better company!  Don't miss out and apply now! 

What you will be doing:

  • Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.
  • Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone;answering or directing inquiries.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics;coordinating case preparation.
  • Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
  • Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.

What you will need:

  • Associate Degree in Legal Studies or related field required
  • Minimum 3 years’ litigation experience as a legal secretary
  • Familiarity with legal documents and terminology
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Typing speed of at least 60 wpm with a high rate of accuracy
  • Able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Courteous and professional demeanor
  • Able to work as a team with attorneys
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Strong sense of discretion
  • Able to transcribe digital dictation