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LEGAL SECRETARY in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    3 - 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    4/1/2019

Job Description

Facility: Legal Department

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Under the immediate direction of counsel, provides administrative support to attorneys in the resolution of legal and corporate governance matters.

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs administrative duties for the counsel.
  • Drafts memoranda and correspondence for counsel. May attend judicial proceedings or corporate governance meetings.
  • May provide general assistance in preparing for closings, judicial and administrative matters as well as corporate governance issues as directed.
  • Undertakes basic research of relevant law sources to prepare legal memoranda and correspondence.
  • Prepares legal summaries as directed by counsel.
  • Maintains case files, court calendars and litigation timetables.
  • May take affidavits from employees and other affected parties, as necessary.
  • Performs notary functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration preferred.
  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience in the legal field preferred.
  • Certification (Registered Paralegal or Certified Legal Assistant) at this level is not required, but preparatory work toward a recognized professional society or state agency certification is preferred.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.