City of Bellevue
Salary $4,035.31 - $5,567.10 Per Month
Interested applicants should apply on-line at ****. This recruitment will be open until August 4, 2014.
This position performs a variety of routine and complex clerical, secretarial, and administrative support work for the civil litigation and advice civil attorneys.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responds to inquiries from employees, citizens and others and refers, when necessary, to appropriate persons.
Composes and types a variety of routine correspondence, transmittal memos and other documents requiring judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.
Types legal documents such as motions, memoranda of law, briefs, declarations and orders; proofreads documents.
Schedules appointments and plans conferences and training sessions.
Acts as custodian of departmental documents and records. Establishes and maintains filing systems, control records and indices using independent judgment.
Files legal documents in state/federal courts and with various administrative agencies and boards utilizing electronic filing procedures as required. Arranges for service of legal documents via electronic delivery, mail, facsimile, e-mail or messenger.
Creates and maintains documents in case management program (Prolaw).
Generates professional services contracts.
Maintains weekly civil litigation docket.
Assists attorneys in preparing Council items by gathering information, copying and tracking review process.
Provides back-up to senior office assistant and criminal legal secretaries, as needed.
Other work as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Works under moderate to general supervision.
No formal supervisory responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from high school or a GED equivalent.
Three or more years of experience as a legal secretary.
Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS
Working knowledge of computers and case management programs; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; knowledge of legal terminology, legal format and standard legal instruments; working knowledge of the state and federal court systems.
Ability to assemble data; ability to effectively meet and deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations.