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Legal Secretaries

A humorous look at the truth behind the glory

by S.A. Gilbert

  • 192 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advice on careers & achieving success,
  • Career/Job,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business Life - Inspirational,
  • Careers - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8468860M
    ISBN 101418492078
    ISBN 109781418492076
    OCLC/WorldCa630782187

    Experienced secretaries are often promoted to senior secretarial positions or paralegal positions within the law firm or organization. Work Environment The Work Environment tab includes the number of jobs held in the occupation and describes the workplace, the level of physical activity expected, and typical hours worked. Others are pretty sure they're always right, and some are woefully disorganized. DeVries is a good book to have for a general reference guide. You can also visit the career center of your school, the websites of individual law firms or stop by in person to apply to existing job openings. For some it is those stress balls that one squeezes until feeling better; for others it is a picture of a loved one placed in the direct line of sight.

    The U. In fact, if your goal is to eventually move into the area of paralegal work or you are thinking about attending law school at some point, the study of this book will be a great asset to you. Contacts for More Information The More Information tab provides the Internet addresses of associations, government agencies, unions, and other organizations that can provide additional information on the occupation. They write briefs, conduct research, complete forms, and manage tons of files, both digital and in print. To err is human; however, too many errors and your attorney will become frustrated. Many web and mobile apps for email, calendars, and lists also allow you to assign a color to each item.

    The U. As you progress in your career, you will find your own methods of dealing with stress and calming the nerves of frazzled bosses and co-workers. If you must include a SASE which will be mentioned in the cover letterdo not forget to add it to the bundle you are sending. Be sure to label your tape bins clearly and keep the incoming bin on the opposite side of your desk from your completed and erased bins; this avoids tape mix-up accidents. If you have to work through lunch, make sure to take a break at some point in the day to recharge your mind. You will use this book again and again as you learn about the field of law.


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Legal Secretaries book

Legal secretaries sometimes start out as legal receptionists before moving into a secretarial role. You will find it perfect for quick look-ups.

The secretary who handles these issues with diplomacy and tact, smoothing over differences or forging solutions, can become an invaluable member of the legal team.

Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook

Clients will appreciate it, and the attorneys you work for will as well. Do the job right the first time, no matter how rushed. As with all outgoing correspondence, letters should be edited thoroughly.

The practicum is comprised of a variety of tasks including correspondence, file management, billing and document preparation. Experienced secretaries are often promoted to senior secretarial positions or paralegal positions within the law firm or organization. Edit, edit, and edit again before printing anything.

Legal Secretary jobs

The attorney will sign off on those that are ready for sending, edit or add information to those that need it, and return this pile to the secretary.

DeVries is a good book to have for a general reference guide. You might occasionally find yourself called upon to stay at your desk long after other offices have closed for the day. This will do nothing for your career and may even cost you a good reference or your job.

With that in mind, we offer some tips and tools for keeping your stress level low and your job satisfaction level high.

The legal field is an Legal Secretaries book landscape that is exciting, intellectually stimulating, and never boring. You will become more adept at this process with practice and as you learn your particular attorney's style, voice cues, and way of recording.

It does not include pay for self-employed workers, agriculture workers, or workers in private households because these data are not collected by the Occupational Employment Statistics OES survey, the source of BLS wage data in the OOH.

Perhaps the most famous exception is Erin Brockovich, the brash legal secretary who fought evil big business and won boatloads of cash for a small California town where residents were sickened by corporate pollution.

Lastly, stress in the legal field is unavoidable; find ways to keep stress from affecting how you do your job. Double check any names you are unsure about for proper spelling in your address book or municipal law book.

They're willing to step beyond their comfort zones to learn new skills that will help keep the practice running smoothly.

Documents are worth points. Set up a color-coding system to help categorize all of your materials at a glance. Maintain your sense of humor! Certification: Certification for legal secretaries is a growing trend and may enhance employment opportunities.

Job Outlook Increased demand for legal services and client-driven efforts to reduce legal costs should continue to create job opportunities for legal secretaries.

Have a designated note pad for to-do lists at your desk, and cross things off as you go. You may receive several tapes in one day.

It's easy to slip and say something you shouldn't. They assist by giving administrative support to lawyers and are significant members of a team of professionals who work together. However, it would be a huge mistake to allow this feature to serve as your only means of editing a legal document.Sep 04,  · Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive form the largest subcategory of secretaries and administrative assistants.

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