Senior Legal Secretary I

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No.: OC-61186 Name: Senior Legal Secretary I
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 04/26/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 06/11/22 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $41,247 - $56,517 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This is a senior level legal secretarial position responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support, performing and overseeing the more complex legal secretarial tasks in a public law office and maintaining the efficiency of all office procedures and case management, guaranteeing reliability and consistency. Duties involve overseeing all cases heard, and reviewing all cases prepared by legal secretaries in a particular area to ensure paperwork is formatted and prepared correctly and conforms to the rules, guidelines and standards for filing with the Courts.  Duties also involve creating and proofreading legal documents, scheduling court depositions, hearings, and meetings to filing and organizing critical documents.  This title differs from the lower title, Legal Secretary I, by virtue of supervising or overseeing the work of upper level secretarial staff, ensuring technical legal documents are completed correctly, performing work without instruction, and being accountable for any errors that may occur.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Chief District Attorney Administrator, an attorney or other higher-level staff member.  General or lead supervision is exercised over legal secretarial staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)        Five (5) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** office secretarial, clerical or paralegal* experience, one (1) year of which must have been in legal work; OR,

(B)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university, or school of business or business institute with an Associate's degree or Certificate in Secretarial Science, Office Management, Office Administration, Office Technology, Administrative Assistant or Support Services, Legal Studies, Law and Legal Studies, Legal Support and Services, Paralegal Studies or any other secretarial, office management, or legal studies field plus three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** office secretarial, clerical or paralegal* experience, one (1) year of which must have been in legal work; OR,

(C)        An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined in (A) and (B) above.

*Paralegal experience can include cooperative education (co-op) or internship experience (paid or unpaid).

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