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Robert Half Legal Secretary in Kansas City, Missouri

Description We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Legal Secretary in our Kansas City, Missouri office. This individual will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative assistance to our attorneys, performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks, and working cooperatively in a team-oriented environment. This role involves supporting a set of attorneys as a primary assignment and providing back-up secretarial assistance to others as assigned.

Responsibilities:

• Prepare and format briefs, pleadings, correspondence, and other legal documents

• Process conflict checks and new client/matter requests

• File legal documents with state and federal courts (both electronic and traditional filings)

• Proofread all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness before distribution or filing

• Update and maintain client files electronically in a document management system

• Manage attorney calendars through Outlook and CompuLaw, which includes scheduling appointments, calendaring due dates, etc.

• Arrange meetings and conference calls and may involve ordering meals, refreshments, and equipment as requested

• Review and revise timekeeper time entries consistently, identifying litigation codes when applicable

• Prepare expense reimbursement requests for assigned attorneys

• Review vendor invoices for accuracy, prepare accurate check requests, and submit invoices for payment to client or accounting in a timely manner

• Assist visitors, paralegals, and attorneys when their secretaries are absent, and accept overflow work from other secretaries

• Organize and coordinate travel arrangements

• Provide friendly and helpful telephone support for assigned attorneys and/or receptionist relief

• Participate in the timely review and submission of pre-bills and/or client bills. Requirements • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook

• Experience with Management System and Billing Functions

• Familiarity with legal documentation and the ability to draft legal documents

• Knowledge of Employment Law

• Ability to manage calendars, including Calendar - Docket and other calendaring tasks

• Experience with proofreading and maintaining legal files

• Familiarity with CompuLaw and e-File systems

• Strong organizational skills for effective Calendar Management

• Ability to handle sensitive information confidentially

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

• Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all work

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

• Demonstrated professionalism and interpersonal skills.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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