Legal Secretary- Transactional, Real Estate
at Delta Dallas

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Description

Legal Secretary- Transactional, Real Estate

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•         Supporting Partners in real estate, transactional

•         Possess general knowledge of projects, cases and clients within the practice area they support

•         Receive and screens visitors and telephone calls

•         Maintains calendars for assigned attorney{s)

•         Arranges travel for attorneys

•         Provides documentation production in accordance with the requirements of the assigned attorney

•         Proofreads all documents produced, checking for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are intact

•         Reviews attorneys’ bills/enters time

•         Interacts with clients as required

•         Opens and screens incoming mail and prepares documents for mailing

•         Performs routine filing, closing files and retrieves closed files when requested

•         Perform other duties as assigned

•         Assist other staff as needed

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

•         Preferred: Five or more years of secretarial experience in a law firm

•         MANDATORY: real estate, transactional

•         Knowledge of office practices, procedures, office machines and equipment

•         Possess correct spelling, grammar, vocabulary, communication skills, punctuation and legal terminology

•         Knowledge of content and format of legal documents

•         Ability to read, analyze and understand legal documents

•         Ability to transcribe documents from written, oral or tape transcription format

•         Ability to determine work priorities and seek out help when necessary

•         Must have typing skills of 85 wpm and at least 2 years of experience with Microsoft Word and Outlook

Job Snapshot

About Us

Delta Dallas helps companies succeed by providing leadership and staffing expertise through customized recruiting programs. Our staffing solutions include administrative, accounting, and financial roles, as well as workforce management, workforce analytics, and skills-based training solutions. Beyond filling positions, we're committed to bringing employers and employees together for a more productive future.

Delta Dallas' award-winning team was recently recognized by the Texas Association of Personnel Consultants (TAPC) as the number one Temporary/Contract Service Administrative Team and number one in the Highest Revenue Increase category by the National Independent Staffing Association (NISA). For over 30 years, Delta Dallas has provided innovative staffing solutions for hundreds of companies in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

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