Litigation Secretary

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Post Date: 07/03/2018 Job ID: 1490 Job Category: Legal

Litigation Secretary

Industry: International Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: Palo Alto, California 

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
  • This is an opportunity to organize clerical work flow for a busy and bustling team  
  • You will assist with travel arrangements
  • You will be responsible for formatting, editing, and finalizing documents including correspondence, memoranda, and agreements
  • You will maintain calendars and coordinate client billing
  • You will perform a variety of secretarial functions including transcribing dictation

 

COMPANY PROFILE:
  • This firm successfully earned 2 billion in revenue with the efforts of their attorneys and staff
  • Our client is a global firm with 10 offices in the US, 6 in Asia Pacific, and 4 in Europe
  • In 2016, this firm celebrated its 150th anniversary supporting clients in complex transactional, regulatory and litigation matters

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
  • PTO: sick, personal, and vacation days
  • Health Benefits

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word and legal terminology
  • 3+ years of experience as a litigation secretary
  • Exposure to State and Federal Court filings including ECF
  • Working knowledge of civil litigation processes and forms
  • High school diploma or GED required

 

ABOUT ABA SEARCH:

At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”

 

For the past 2 years, ABA has been ranked as one of the Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America

 

Haeley Girlich
Director of Legal Recruiting

Haeley joined the ABA team in 2012 as a Staffing Specialist generalist. Searching for a career out of college that was both intellectually stimulating and people-oriented, Haeley came to ABA and has never looked back. She has a passion for people and thrives on matchmaking corporate cultures to vibrant people. Haeley loves the exciting spectrum of Silicon Valley business that allows her to work with all types of clients – from the big names to the start-ups with brilliant minds.

Haeley earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business and graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University. As an undergraduate she kept quite busy; Haeley was Chief of Staff for the Psychology Club, Secretary for the Italian club, a member of Psi Chi (International Psychology Honors Society), and played in the symphony. 

Haeley is currently the President of the Gonzaga Bay Area Alumni Chapter and a Board Member for the Golden Gate Chapter of California Staffing Professionals organization.

Haeley lives in San Francisco.

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Weekend trips to wine country!

Favorite quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


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