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Thompson Coe, an Insurance Defense law firm, is seeking a full-time Legal Secretary to provide support to various attorneys.

Qualified candidates will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Provides administrative support to litigation and labor and employment attorneys in the practice of law
  • Assists in preparing for hearings, trials, mediation, arbitration, depositions, meetings, etc. in a fast-paced, high volume litigation practice
  • Maintains, organizes, and manages client files
  • Knowledge of state and federal litigation deadlines – Dockets/calendars deadlines
  • Exercises discretion and maintains information of a confidential nature
  • Experience using a document management system; preferably iManage
  • Ability to E-file in State and Federal court
  • Assist with travel arrangements and process expense reimbursements
  • Maintain attorney calendars
  • Open new client/matter files, request conflict checks
  • Complete check requests / tracking
  • Assist with timekeeping
  • Superior written and communication skills
  • Handles multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Works occasional overtime, as needed
  • Adhere to Firm policies and procedures as outlined in the Firm Handbooks
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Three (3) plus years of recent litigation experience in a law firm; preferably insurance defense
  • Advanced knowledge of the litigation process; rules of procedure; excellent litigation, secretarial, grammar, and proofreading skills
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to turn constructive feedback into best practices for future use
  • Ability to adapt to change and new technology
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with co-workers, clients, courts and opposing counsel and be proactive about seeking clarification of ambiguities
  • Ability to read and understand attorney mail and email
  • Ability to work positively within a team environment
  • Typing speed of 65+ words per minute

Thompson Coe offers competitive compensation complemented by a benefits package.

Thompson Coe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.