California - US Full Time 4 weeks ago

Temporary Legal Secretary (6-month assignment!)

Pay Rate To $45/Hourly


If you have a background in legal support, a global law firm’s Palo Alto office is in search of a Legal Secretary for a long-term assignment with the potential for a temp-to-hire. Most of the attorneys on this desk are litigators, so litigation experience is required.  This is a great opportunity to work with a talented legal staff and be part of a true team environment.



• Legal Support Assistant will create, revise, format, and proofread documents and presentations for the litigation team

• Process court files with state and federal courts (e-filing)

• Manage calendars for legal staff

• Coordinate travel, attorney/client meetings, and necessary calls

• Type legal litigation correspondence

• Assist with planning and preparing for interviews, depositions, hearings, trials, and closings

• Perform legal research using a variety of tools

Required Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent

• 5+ years of legal administrative experience

• Secretaries with both litigation and corporate experience would be ideal, however will consider litigation secretaries that have the ability/desire to do some work on the corporate end. Strong litigation skills are a must

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Excellent word processing, spelling, and grammar skills

• Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail


For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume.

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