T&E Legal Secretary

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Executive Assistant - Trust & Estates
Schedule: 9:00 AM - 5:00 (very little overtime)
Individual must have outstanding administrative and technical skills and be able to support senior attorneys who operate at a fast pace.
Essential Functions of the Job
Perform basic legal secretarial duties (phones, calendars, correspondence, travel, electronic and paper filing, enter attorney time, etc.)
Manage attorneys email (review/file/delegate).
Assist with projects and project management for attorneys.
Create new client matter accounts (conflict checks, intakes, retainer letter and file opening).
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Generally, a minimum of five years of secretarial experience in a law firm is required.
Strong technical and word processing skills utilizing Microsoft Word 2010, Outlook 2010, Excel, PowerPoint, docketing software and client relationship management software.
Familiarity with supporting trust & estates practice work a plus, but not required.
Demonstrated outstanding client service and communication skills (accurate spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and grammar.)
Ability to prioritize work and adjust priorities.
Demonstrated willingness to undertake additional responsibilities and assist others when requested.

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