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Legal Secretary - Family Law!

Job Description

Want to use your legal experience in a law firm where you get to work with smart, friendly people? You’ll be on a first-name basis with lawyers and staff if you take advantage of this great opportunity as a Litigation Legal Secretary with one of our favorite clients, a law firm in Montgomery County, MD.

Essential Responsibilities

The Litigation Legal Secretary will provide clerical support primarily to two partner attorneys and one associate attorney within the firm’s Family Law Practice Group. Responsibilities would include:

  • Preparing documents, forms, spreadsheets, and presentations in support of the litigation process from pre-trial through post-trial agreements

  • Initiating and responding to clients, opposing counsel and court staff to schedule meetings, obtain and provide discovery; coordinate process servers, subpoenas, mediations and collaborative law meetings; and much, much more

  • Organizing and maintaining files

  • Processing intake of new clients

  • Partnering with attorneys’ billing specialist to prepare invoices, create cover letters, copy invoices and mail them to appropriate parties

  • Providing support for special projects as assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience

Successful candidates will have the following experience and abilities:

  • Minimum of 5 years litigation experience in a law firm or corporate legal environment. Family law experience preferred

  • Advanced/expert knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

  • Knowledge of court filings and the ability to eFile

  • Strong organizational skills to manage workload and prioritize multiple projects in order to meet all deadlines

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and remain calm in deadline-driven and high-pressure situations

  • Professional and effective written and oral communication skills with excellent grammar, punctuation, tone and spelling

  • High productivity with minimal instruction and supervision

  • Discretion and the ability to maintain confidences.

Excellent firm offering competitive benefits. Metro-accessible at the Bethesda WMATA station. Interested candidates should apply at


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