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Founded by 90 lawyers in 2003, Tucker Ellis LLP has strategically grown to more than 215 lawyers serving clients nationwide from six locations: Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and St. Louis. We aspire to two simple but lofty goals: to provide everyone we encounter with a better law firm experience and to make a career for everyone who works here.

Litigation Secretary – Min.5 years’ experience – Downtown Los Angeles

Tucker Ellis LLP Los Angeles seeks a team player who is flexible and organized to support multiple attorneys.  The position requires a minimum of 5 years litigation secretarial experience in a law firm environment.

Required Skills:

Knowledge of California and Federal court rules and procedures, legal forms, ECF filings, File & ServeXpress and experience with court filing procedures.  Candidates must be proficient in Word, including but not limited to, completing tables, bookmarking, and styling documents.  Strong proofreading skills, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills.  This position requires the ability to work in a fast‑paced, voluminous environment and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with attorneys and co-workers.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare court filings for state, federal, and appellate courts (electronic filings and traditional filings), including creating table of authorities and table of contents; and deliver the wide range of standard litigation secretarial services.
  • Proofread and edit legal documents.
  • Prepare and execute legal filings; and maintain knowledge of outside governmental agencies, courts, etc. and other relevant resources.
  • Schedule depositions, court appearances, and other meetings; and deal professionally with courts, opposing counsel, and legal agencies and authorities as appropriate.
  • Open new files, request conflict of interest checks with file room records, and maintain all client and general files.
  • Schedule appointments for attorney(s) and arrange for travel.
  • Review, edit and process bills; preparation of expense reports.
  • Establish and maintain Attorney calendars.
  • Work closely with administrative support staff (mailroom, copy room, receptionist, etc.).
  • Assist with overflow and special projects and contribute to firm-wide team objectives.

Interested candidates, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to carol.johnston@tuckerellis.com.

Litigation Secretary - Tucker Ellis, DTLA

To apply for this job email your details to carol.johnston@tuckerellis.com