Legal Secretary (Litigation) (2609)
The Houston office of Pillsbury has an opportunity for an experienced litigation legal secretary to support a multi-attorney desk working on commercial insurance coverage and construction law litigation.
Representative duties will include word processing, organizing and prioritizing daily workload and full administrative support, calendaring of all legal documents and its maintenance, coordinating work between offices and firmwide departments, scheduling of meetings and conference rooms, reviewing client billing for accuracy, completing time entries, making travel arrangements (domestic and international), submitting expense reports, managing the calendar of a busy team and working well in a fast paced environment.
The successful candidate would have a minimum of three to five years of experience in commercial litigation, ability to handle a wide variety of legal support requiring organization skills, extreme accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent proofreading skills are essential. The position requires an individual who presents a professional demeanor, regularly demonstrates initiative, continually multi-tasks, and prioritizes tasks and requests. Proficient in the MS Office Suite programs, including MS Word’s advance functions, and experience with document management and integrated computer applications is required. A working knowledge of Change-Pro is a plus. A background in litigation is required, including knowledge of various court rules and requirements for filing and service of documents.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.