Waldeck & Patterson seeks an experienced full-time litigation Legal Secretary to work for a named partner and several associates to help with an active trial docket of civil defense cases.Candidates should be familiar with both Missouri and Kansas procedure and embrace providing essential secretarial duties including: transcription; preparing, drafting and formatting pleadings, correspondence, appellate briefs, and other court documents; proofreading correspondence and court documents; filing; being aclient liaison; management of lawyers’ diaries; file administration, scheduling and maintaining a partner’s busy litigation docket including arranging travel, meetings, hearings, depositions, meditations and other various projects and administrative responsibilities as required.
Waldeck & Patterson offers great benefits and a competitive salary. Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with 1 hour lunch schedule, a business casual dress code and great people to work with. Please submit a cover letter along with your resume and references to Meagan Blackwell-Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualified candidate must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role, exceptional communication and writing skills, at least a high school diploma or equivalent with college or business school preferred. Fast, accurate typing skills of 80WPM+, the ability to work autonomously, a can-do attitude, detail oriented, highly organized work method, the ability to manage multiple priorities, work under pressure and problem solve, and distinguished Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point skills are essential.