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Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice legal secretaries are also known as PI and Med Mal legal secretaries in the legal profession, work in a specialize area known as negligence.

Concentrated negligence, personal injury and medical malpractice law firms and specialized practices within noted general practice law firms are located Midtown and Downtown New York City.

Legal Secretaries with negligence experience tend to have strong organizational skills with the accumulation of information that goes into the formulation of negligence cases.  As everything compiled is used to litigate or avoid litigation, if possible. Both plaintiff and defense negligence positions are open from time to time for legal secretaries with related experience.

Negligence, Med Mal and PI legal secretaries also tend to work very closely with the paralegals and clients of each case.  This practice area offers a legal secretary who wants growth broad exposure to each case as it is brought to fruition.

Some personal injury and medical malpractice negligence cases can be very high profile and these legal secretaries should be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.

The accumulation of documents and information in each case can be higher than usual and legal secretaries with strong Microsoft Word with the ability to setup documents so they can be searched and indexed is important.

Below is a job opening for a negligence legal secretary in New York City

To apply for a position as a negligence legal secretary, feel free to use the link provided in the job description or here.  Negligence legal secretaries can earn from $45,000 to $80,000 based on related experience and the clients of our firm.

Position

Negligence Legal Secretary

Location

New York City, NY

Salary

$53,000 to $63,000

The Firm

Specialized litigation medical malpractice firm

Duties

Partner and Associate of a specialized medical malpractice firm are seeking a legal secretary with a desire for growth to paralegal in the future.  Their last assistant was promoted and they would like someone who has the same aspirations.

The partner and associate are very busy and require someone who can make clients feel welcome.

You’ll answer the partner’s phone, coordinate appointments, setup EBT’s and route documents to the proper person, interact with paralegals and keep a good attention to detail. Type documents and forward them to the records department.

The firm offers excellent benefits and PTO with an overtime program that allows you to work as much or as little overtime as you like. A company car is always provided if you opt to work overtime which is paid at time and a half.

Required

  • A minimum of 1-5 years of legal secretarial experience in a law firm
  • Any litigation; negligence; medical malpractice or personal injury experience is a big plus
  • Solid experience with Microsoft Word and general PC acumen
  • This is close working group and a person who enjoys a social and upbeat work environment would be best.
  • Must be organized, detailed and good with follow up.
  • Experience maintaining highly confidential information
  • Good communication skills
  • A strong sense of social decorum
  • A person seeking growth would be best

Contact

Shannon Kay
Vice President Legal Secretarial Job Development
Filcro Legal Staffing
295 Madison Avenue
New York City, NY 10017

Resume link here

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