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Legal Secretary

San Diego, California
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
8/30/22 San Diego, CA

Wilson Elser's San Diego office currently seeks a Legal Secretary to join the team.

We have an extensive practice which includes, but is not limited to, nursing home negligence, auto, premise and product liability matters.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms

The Position


Must have 3+ years Litigation experience
This position is not a remote position and will require you to be in office
Knowledge of litigation (e-filings) and trial procedures, and federal and state court procedures and rules
Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
Experience working with a document management system
Strong interpersonal relationship skill
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
Ability to prioritize and work independently
Work well under pressure, remain flexible, be proactive, resourceful and efficient
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service
Prepare court forms such as California Judicial Council Forms for attorneys review
Schedule depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters
Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings
Arrange and coordinate travel arrangements
Calendar depositions, hearings, trials and all associated dates.
Manage Outlook calendar of all appointments, conferences and meetings
Open new matters, run conflict checks for partner's review, prepare engagement letters
Document management and organization, saving documents and emails to document management system.
Become familiar with court rules and filing procedures
Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
Submit attorneys expense reports
Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting
Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation
Why Should You Apply?

Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
Generous PTO plan
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
Corporate Discount Plans

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "San Diego Legal Secretary" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.
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  • Job Reference: 719155662-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Wilson Elser
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent