Legal Staff Legal Secretary in Texarkana, TX
Lone Star Legal Aid | Texarkana, TX, United States
Industry: Legal | Type: Full-Time
Posted Date: Nov 09, 2020
Experience: 1 Years
Practice Areas: Corporate, Corporate - General
The candidate carry out general office and secretarial duties in the assigned unit. Answer the department/unit telephone, type correspondence and reports, maintain department, unit, or office files. Answers the telephone, takes accurate messages and/or routes callers to voice mail; prepares and types legal documents, reports and attorney and office correspondence; schedules appointments, sets up hearings and gives information to callers; develops and maintains accurate, systematic filing system of all documents dealing with the department/unit, including setting up case files; photocopies documents; posts and distributes mail and fax transmissions; greets unit or office visitors, clients, and applicants; and monitors unit or office reception area. Conducts preliminary client eligibility screening; maintains department, unit, or office petty cash, in absence of AMA (Assistant to the Managing Attorney); maintains cost of court receipt book; orders department, office, or unit supplies in absence of AMA; transcribes documents from dictation or audio tape; if bilingual, interprets when required by Managing Attorney; serves as a Notary Public; maintains office library; and responsible for performing secretarial duties as assigned. should have High School Graduate or equivalent.