Insurance Defense Legal Secretary

Location: CBD New Orleans, Louisiana

Posted: 01/20/2021

Job Description:

Our long-term client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join their team in the CBD!

The ideal candidate will have experience with an insurance defense firm, and any family law experience is a BIG PLUS. We are looking for a go-getter and reliable candidate with a positive and helpful attitude. The position will be full time temp to hire with an immediate start date. The hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 with an hour lunch break. Parking is paid.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers
  • Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners
  • Greet visitors and perform initial screening of clients
  • Attend meetings as needed
  • Write case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts and testimony as needed
  • Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions
  • Preserve an updated case record system
  • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
  • Maintain and update inventories of contact details
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders

Job Qualifications:

Previous legal secretary / paralegal experience required.

Prior experience with insurance defense and/or family law is preferred.

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