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The Office of the Attorney General is recruiting for the position of Legal Secretary for its Criminal Appeals Section.  Prior legal secretarial experience and exceptional skills are preferred.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement, and more. 

 

LEGAL SECRETARY (00545)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION
CRIMINAL APPEALS SECTION

 

DUTIES:  This position provides a full range of legal and administrative support to 3 to 4 litigation attorneys, including typing legal documents, briefs and correspondence from machine dictation and hard copy, filing, answering telephones, responding to citizen inquiries, creating/maintaining legal databases, managing docket/correspondence control for attorneys and record keeping.  Duties may include maintaining case management database. This position will fill multiple vacancies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Should be proficient in MS Word, encompassing the preparation of litigation documents (including briefs and tables of authorities), memoranda and correspondence.  Workload demands typing skill of at least 65-70 wpm.  Candidates must be detail-oriented and demonstrate the ability to work proficiently in an intense, litigation-deadline environment.  In addition, candidates must demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as a team player in covering the work of others when the situation demands.  Experience in Law Base case management software is desired, but not required.

 

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Tuesday, October 27, 2021.

 

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