Legal Secretary

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Job Title:       Legal Secretary
Full-Time (37.50 hours/wk, Monday through Friday), Hourly, Non-Exempt

Location:       Sheffield Village Office: 5062 Waterford Drive, Sheffield Village, Ohio 44035

Reports to:     Supervising Attorney

Summary:      The Legal Secretary is responsible for providing administrative support in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law, Guardianship, and Special Needs Planning

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain attorney’s calendar.
  • Greet and assist visitors to the office.
  • Draft and finalize correspondence and other documents.
  • Draft and finalize estate planning documents, per attorney instruction.
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail for assigned attorney.
  • Open, maintain, and close client files, per Firm procedure.
  • General administrative duties, such as filing, scanning, copying, faxing, etc.
  • Data entry.
  • Interact with clients, court personnel, and related parties via telephone and e-mail.
  • Process client payments.
  • Accept and process new client intakes on a Firm-wide basis.
  • Maintain and order office supplies, per Firm procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience as a Legal Secretary or an Administrative Assistant.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • High level of organization, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Superior customer service and telephone skills.
  • High level of computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft products, specifically Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with client management systems preferred.

Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background check.

To Apply:

Forward resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to JFowler@Hickman-Lowder.com.