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Litigation Secretary

Date Posted: 6/20/2024

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Job Description

A litigation defense secretary typically plays a crucial role in supporting legal defense teams within law firms or legal departments of corporations. Here are some key responsibilities they might handle:

  1. Document Management: They organize and manage legal documents, including pleadings, motions, discovery requests, and responses.

  2. Scheduling: They arrange meetings, hearings, and court appearances for attorneys and maintain their calendars.

  3. Communication: They handle communications with clients, witnesses, and other parties involved in the litigation process.

  4. Research: Conducting legal research and gathering relevant information to assist attorneys in preparing cases.

  5. Preparation of Legal Forms: Drafting and preparing legal documents such as subpoenas, affidavits, and deposition notices.

  6. Court Filings: Ensuring all court filings are prepared accurately and filed on time, following procedural rules.

  7. Billing and Expense Management: Managing billing records and expenses related to litigation cases.

  8. Case Management: Assisting attorneys in managing case files and maintaining organized records of case developments.

  9. Support During Trials: Providing logistical and administrative support during trials, including organizing exhibits and witnesses.

  10. Confidentiality: Ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information and documents related to legal cases.

Overall, a litigation defense secretary plays a critical role in the smooth operation of litigation defense, supporting attorneys in various administrative and organizational tasks throughout the legal proceedings.

(1) 5 years of litigation defense secretary experience (does not want to see PI, WC or anyone without solid litigation skills)
(2) E-File for state and Federal courts
(3) Imanage for document management - plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Type:Legal
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:6/20/2024
  • Contact: Daniel Song (213) 347-5243
  • Pay Range: $80,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -062024-369428