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The legal secretary assists attorneys with a wide variety of responsibilities including performing clerical duties; maintaining office files; working closely with attorneys to meet deadlines for court calendars; preparing summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas; and filing documents with the courts.

In some law offices, legal secretaries review legal reference books, other legal publications/or electronic media to identify court decisionspertinent to pending cases.  

Last updated: 10/29/2012 1:16:17 PM