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Legal Secretary - Portland

May 08, 2018

We have a position open in our downtown Portland office for a skilled legal support person with top notch skills who enjoys what they do. Exceptional organizational skills and a positive attitude are key to working with our fantastic team as we work together to provide excellent service and work product. Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith is a national lawfirm with offices across the country. Working at Lewis Brisbois - Portland provides the best of both worlds - large firm support and mid-sized office culture.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Full charge desk coverage for 3 attorneys 
  • Formatting pleadings, correspondence and other legal documents 
  • Filing of legal documents with state and federal courts - efiling proficiency
  • Accurate proofreading of all documents 
  • Updating and maintaining client files 
  • Accurate docketing


REQUIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES: 

  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times 
  • Abide by the policies and procedures of the firm and local office 
  • Consistent and Punctual Attendance 
  • Flexibility and willingness to pitch in wherever needed 
  • Adapts well to fluctuations in workload and changes in responsibilities 
  • Contributes to an atmosphere of teamwork and congeniality 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Minimum 5 years experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge and current experience with State and Federal Court electronic filing systems 
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Outlook, Word, Excel 
  • Experience with Adobe graphics software 
  • Current working knowledge of Document Management Systems 
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a litigation legal secretary required 

Contact

Please send resume and cover letter to pdxrecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

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