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Legal Secretary - Employment Law

Akron, OH 44308 | Contract/Project

Post Date: 06/15/2018 Job ID: 20 - 139655 lm Industry: Legal Pay Rate: Pay commensurate with experience

An Employment Law and Litigation firm is seeking a Legal Secretary to cover for a 3 month medical leave.  Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Transcribe and type all correspondence, letters, court documents, legal forms, and internal administrative forms
  • Handle incoming, outgoing, and internal mails
  • Maintain orderly filing of correspondence for all matters
  • Correct and update client billings and give to Accounting for final processing
  • Maintain schedules, calendars, and travel arrangements for attorneys and/or paralegals
  • Perform secretarial overflow duties
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned


  • Must have a High School diploma or GED; post-secondary related education or training is preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years Legal Secretarial experience
  • Must have strong experience in Employment Law and Litigation
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office and typing skills of 60+ wpm
  • Must have transcription experience
  • Must have strong knowledge of legal vocabulary and abbreviations
  • Must have excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading, and communication skills
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and prioritize work load
  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure with deadlines and changing priorities
  • Must have a customer service attitude, along with a compassion towards clients

Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered.

For an immediate interview, please call 216-575-7145 or submit your resume to

Area Professionals is a division of Area Temps, a staffing industry leader in Northeastern Ohio since 1987.  The Area Professionals team specializes in direct hire and contract recruiting at the professional, mid-management and executive levels.

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With over 20 years of experience and a client base that ranges from industry leaders in Northeast Ohio to international Fortune 500 corporations, Area Professionals can provide unique advantages when you are ready to make a career move. Our recruiters have developed a national network of professional contacts in a wide range of industries. But we haven't forgotten the importance of personal service and attention to detail. Above all, we believe it's important to establish a relationship of trust with both our candidates and our client companies. We realize that today's successful job applicant will be part of our referral network tomorrow, and a potential hiring contact in the future!

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