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Probate Litigation Secretary
Major Legal Services | Cleveland, Ohio
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Job Description


This job entails performing a wide variety of legal secretarial duties for the Estate Planning and Probate practice group and attorneys; specifically for work in probate litigation. Major duties include providing comprehensive and efficient administrative and secretarial support, calendaring, editing and composition of correspondence and pleadings, file management organization and other administrative assistance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Scheduling the calendar of activities of attorneys, including making commitments for conferences, meetings and other appointments

  • Composing and editing of correspondence, reports and pleadings

  • Receiving telephone calls and visitors

  • Typing a wide variety of legal documents, opening and maintaining files

  • Operating various office equipment, including computer, copier and fax machine

  • Performing proofread and correction tasks for correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, format and content in prepared materials

  • Tracking of estate administration litigation and providing case management assistance

Skills and Specifications

  • At least 5+ years as a legal secretary, including experience in estate planning, probate or trust administration

  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and superior technical skills in general

  • Organized and detail-oriented, punctual

  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills

  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) is necessary

  • Ability to work with a team


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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