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Legal Secretary - Construction Law & Community Association Law
Under the general direction of one Partner and two Attorneys, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated secretarial and administrative work. Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters and reports (dictation).  Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.  Responsibilities will include scheduling appointments, travel arrangements, preparing for meetings, processing incoming and outgoing mail, ensure payment of vendor invoices, maintaining Attorneys’ calendars, answering phones, and filing.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks.

Ideal Candidate will have 5+ years law firm experience.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Legal Secretarial experience
  • Knowledge of SC and Federal court system
  • Requires strong computer skills with 65+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

For further information regarding the Construction Law group click here.
For further information regarding the Community Association Law group click here.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316



Entry Level Legal Secretary

Our Internal job title is Project Assistant.  (Position supports Paralegals & Legal Secretaries)

Under the general direction of Legal Secretaries and Paralegals, this position is responsible for performing specifically-delegated administrative legal work.

Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations. Maintain incoming documents, bates label, index, scan; keep all indexes updated for documents, depositions, deposition exhibits, witnesses; keep track of subpoenas sent out and responses received; keeping files organized; document production to opposing parties; create and maintain notebooks (motion, deposition, exhibit, trial etc.); maintain file rooms; provide backup secretarial coverage (phones, mail, invoices, check requests); miscellaneous: stock copy area, scan file locations, deliver morning and afternoon mail, calendar, etc.

Ideal Candidate will have 1+ years law firm experience.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Basic Legal Secretarial experience (including transcription, calendaring and scheduling)
  • Requires strong computer skills with 60+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316



Employment Overview

Young Clement Rivers recognizes that recruiting, hiring and retaining top quality attorneys and staff members is integral to the firm’s goal of providing exceptional legal services.

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It is the firm's mission to "… Promote a high quality of life and level of job satisfaction for the firm’s professionals and staff by providing fair rewards and opportunities for individual development.  Respect the talents people bring to their jobs and value the growth and development of people by investing in training and education, and by encouraging self-improvement."

 

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