Legal Secretary (Admiralty) – New Orleans

With 170 attorneys from offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Houston and The Woodlands, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the regional economy.  Our people provide creative solutions, unique strategies, and unparalleled value that allow our clients to perform at the highest level.

Kean Miller has an opening for a Legal Secretary to work in our New Orleans office.  Areas of Practice Needing Support: admiralty and maritime. 

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Draft, proof, edit documents (letters, motions and pleadings)
  • E-File court filings 
  • Maintain and track schedules and calendars for attorneys
  • Arrange meetings and conference calls
  • Open new matters 
  • Run conflict checks
  • Maintain an electronic and paper filing system
  • Coordinate travel arrangements 
  • Process expenses and/or invoices for payment 
  • Input time into billing software 
  • Transcribe dictation
Requirements
  • Prior litigation experience in a defense firm 
  • Familiar with federal and state filing procedures
  • Experience with a document management system 
  • Keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Must enjoy working in a team environment
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Must be able to multi-task and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment.
  • Kean Miller provides its employees with competitive salaries and a full paid benefits package, paid parking, a great work environment, stability, generous paid-time off and contributes to a 401k plan. Employees are recognized and rewarded for their achievements through annual performance evaluations and annual salary reviews.
How to Apply
Please email a confidential resume to hr@keanmiller.com.  

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