Temporary Administrative Legal Secretary - Fresno Migrant

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Job location
3747 East Shields, Ave
Fresno, CA 93726
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
California Rural Legal Assistance
Street address: 
1430 Franklin Street
City: 
Oakland
State: 
California
ZIP: 
94612
Job type: 
Administrative/Financial
Position Description: 

This is a TEMPORARY POSITION ! This position is NOT permanent. The duration of this opportunity will last for 2 MONTHS AND 3 WEEKS !

The Administrative Legal Secretary handles all communications, correspondence, typing legal documents, filing, travel, calendar, and general organizational matters within the office. The ALS also manages legal expenditures, coordinating litigation with outside counsel and preparing discovery, and maintaining and organizing records of litigated and transactional matters, as well as vendor, supplier, and other contracts.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintains all duties of the Legal Secretary position
• Serve as coordinator of the office, training and coordinating the office clerical staff
• Delegate tasks to other clerical staff, coordinate clerical and litigation support responsibilities
• Maintains statistical records as required, create and produces reports using Legal Server
• Administer petty cash and clients' trust accounts
• Assist in the interviewing and selection of clerical staff
• Maintain office administrative and personnel files
• Assure that legal deadlines are met in the processing of legal documents
• Maintain the court and appointment calendar
• Order and maintain office equipment and supplies
• Disseminate information from ALS meetings
• Maintain/archive confidential client files, arranges for confidential document destruction as directed
• Coordinate building maintenance, process invoices, bills, statements and check requests
• Assist off-site IT personnel with the local provision of tech support
• Perform other office duties as assigned, including assisting with the new applicant and client intake process.

Requirements: 

• 3 years of experience as Legal Secretary or equivalent experience providing administrative support
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with all staff, clients and community organizations
• Type 55-60 wpm, efficiently and correctly into case management system
• Knowledgeable with Windows/Microsoft Office, Internet, Legal Server and web based programs
• Knowledgeable of office equipment such as copiers, facsimile machines and scanners
• Ability to maintain client confidentiality of personnel and administrative records
• Excellent written and oral communications skills
• Knowledge of law office management
• Bilingual (English & Spanish) highly preferred

To apply: 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. CRLA is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and resume to HR Department at: [email protected]. Please be sure to reference “Temp ALS – Fresno” in the subject line of e-mail.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$23,984 to $47,960
Expiration date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017