Legal Secretary

  • Job Reference: 592958030-2
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2022
  • Recruiter: AMS Staffing, Inc.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Please send your resume in WORD format should you be interested in the following Legal Secretary (Labor/Employment) position in Chicago IL 60606. The salary range for this full-time/permanent role is $80K to $90K and AWESOME BENEFITS.

If you are not interested, please forward to your network. AMS Staffing offers referral fees should they be hired.

Job Title: Legal Secretary (Labor/Employment)

Location: Chicago IL 60606

Salary: $80K to $90K

Term: Full-time/Direct Hire

3rd Party C2C/Transfer: No

Referral Fee: $500 - refer qualified colleagues, friends, and family.

Vaccination Required: Yes

Please reply with an updated resume in Microsoft Word format


Critical Information from Client Call:

35 hour work week


Candidates choice - Mon-Wed in office OR Wed-Fri in office

MUST HAVE PACER e-Filing experience

You will perform a variety of secretarial and/or administrative duties for assigned attorneys/paralegals. You will interact with colleagues in a team setting and uphold the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.


On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, partners, and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

Input, revise, and finalize correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents. Draft routine correspondence, memoranda and other documents
Use a high degree of proficiency with PACER and e-filing procedures
Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar
Receive, review and print electronic faxes. Deliver paper faxes as necessary
Sort, date and read incoming mail. Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery
Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and travel arrangements
Complete client/matter forms. Request conflicts of interest checks. Open new files
Maintain all client and general files. Conduct periodic review for possible storage of old files and prepare files to be closed
Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g, word processing, receptionists, file/document clerks, office services)
Provide overflow assistance and secretarial support for Secretarial Team Members' attorneys and paralegals
Other duties and projects as assigned


At least 5 years of legal experience
Ability to manage vendor invoices
Proofreading, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills a must
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel a must
Typing speed/accuracy: 70 wpm with accuracy
Legal citation and legal terminology expertise
Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, DeltaView, document management systems or similar technology