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Legal Secretary (Bilingual English/Spanish)
at Morgan Lewis
Houston, TX

Legal Secretary (Bilingual English/Spanish)
at Morgan Lewis
Houston, TX

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms firm with almost 4,000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Legal Secretary in the Corporate & Business Transactions practice. This position will reside in the Houston, TX office and will be responsible for providing administrative and legal secretarial support services to partners, associates and paralegals.

Responsibilities:

* Exceptional client service to internal and external clients;
* Creating and editing of basic and complex documents in Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
* Maintaining hard copy and electronic transaction files;
* Processing new business intake materials, conflict requests and expense forms;
* Time entry and ensuring timely submission of all attorney time;
* Answering phones and taking and relaying messages promptly;
* Managing the calendar and scheduling meetings for multiple attorneys and their practices;
* Monitoring incoming mail, faxes and e-mails;
* Preparation of closing binders;
* Word processing, proofreading and printing; and
* Coordinating travel arrangements and other duties as assigned.

Experience/Qualifications:

* High school diploma and a minimum of five (5) years of legal secretary experience required, corporate legal experience a plus.
* Associates or Bachelor's Degree preferred.
* Ability to speak, read and write Spanish required.
* Competency in Microsoft Word 2016 including formatting complex documents, generating table
of contents and working in track changes.
* Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Windows 10, Nuance Power PDF Advanced, iManage Desksite and Workshare Compare.
* Familiarity with Elite, Chrome River, IRM Desktop Standard, eRoom, Contract Companion, Forte, InterAction, and Intapp Time preferred.
* Excellent technical, organizational and communication skills required.
* The ability to multitask a large volume of matters and client communications, proactive attention-to-detail, initiative in identifying issues that require resolution and an interest in learning about the practice and its clients.
* The individual must be a self-starter, work well individually and on a team.

The hours for this position are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Candidates must be flexible for overtime if needed.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting "Careers."

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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