We are recruiting for a contract Legal Secretary (Bilingual) for a State Agency in the Houston area. They are located in Zip code 77056 and need someone to start immediately with a starting wage up to $16/hr.
This assignment is to replace an employee who is anticipated to be out for a couple of months. The time frame could be longer depending on the employee's ability to resume working. We pay every Monday night and do not hold a week-in-the-hole.
The Legal Secretary provides a variety of legal and administrative support services in the investigation and prosecution of attorney disciplinary cases. This position involves frequent contact with other departments and committees, attorneys, clients, complainants, respondents and other outside agencies and organizations.
1.Prepares and edits letters, reports, correspondence and legal documents.
2.Performs data entry.
3.Responds to oral and written requests; searches databases and provides information that is appropriate for release to the public.
4.Maintains case tracking logs.
5.Organizes and maintains litigation filing systems.
6.Provides relief for receptionist as requested.
7.Performs other responsibilities and conducts special projects as required.
8.Assists Attorneys and Investigators with document preparation for administrative hearings.
9.May assists Attorneys and Legal Assistants in trial.
High school diploma or equivalent required; some college-level courses preferred. A minimum of two years experience in an office setting preferred.
Experienced in legal secretarial work.
Requires good communication and customer service skills.
Ability to problem-solve and complete tasks in a timely and independent manner.
Must be well organized, a self-starter, and detail oriented.
Must be proficient in typing and have good computer skills, preferably skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to speak and translate Spanish is required.
TRC is an EOE