Legal Secretary Ii

  • New York University
  • New York, New York
  • Jun 14, 2019

Job Description


Overview

Perform a wide range of clerical, secretarial and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Prioritize office activities and delegate work to student and/or casual employees. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the department's policies and procedures. Interact with the general public as NYU liaison and with University personnel including those at the senior level to resolve issues and problems. Prepare legal papers and forms relating to various legal matters. Assemble final papers for filing in court, and set up new files; handle details of executing affidavits of service/stipulations and follow-up procedures for adjournments and extensions of time. Customize and/or compose letters in response to requests for information. Perform general word processing duties utilizing intermediate to advanced-level functions. Modify and/or create databases and complex spreadsheets.

Responsibilities

Required Education:
High School diploma or equivalent.

Required Experience:
3 years of office experience in a legal environment.

Preferred Experience:
2 years of office experience in a legal environment (with Associate's degree). 1 year of office experience in a legal environment (with Bachelor's degree).

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Knowledge of citation searches and legal terminology. Moderate to fast, accurate keyboarding. Good proofreading and writing skills.