Legal Secretary-Tax Dept (hybrid)

Legal Secretary-Tax Dept (hybrid)

Legal Secretary-Tax Dept (hybrid)


Administrative Support Staff


Employment Type



$75000 - $85000

Job Description:


· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with all levels of a professional services organization are required.

· Strong organizational skill are also required, including tracking deadlines and the ability to organize workload effectively and operate within tight timeframes.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, iTimekeep, iManage and business applications.

· Strong decision-making skills are required. Demonstrated ability to practice good judgment required. Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision required.

· Ability to work collaboratively, building consensus across multiple practices, departments and offices.

· Strong systems analysis and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and quality control are required.

· Must be a team player and willing to share information with others. Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently.

· Ability to communicate well with clients and others outside of the firm.

Job Requirements:


· High school diploma or higher. BS or BA Preferred.

· Draft, revise, format and finalize a wide variety of legal documents.

· Establish and maintain paper and electronic client and administrative files in compliance with current Firm policies.

· Work closely with Accounting Department to prepare client billings and receivables to meet client billing format and reporting requirements.

· Answer, screen and place phone calls to clients and other business associates and respond to client inquiries.

· Provide assistance to other Legal Secretaries within Firm whenever necessary to meet Firm and client needs

· Preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents

· Preparation of tax forms required by the tax group.

· Possess strong computer skills: MS Office Suite, iManage, Nuance, ChangePro and iTimekeep.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Professional presentation and demeanor.

· Possess enthusiasm, high energy and highly competent.