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Legal Secretary II, prov.
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Description of Duties
This is a legal secretarial position responsible for the performance of difficult secretarial work and routine legal clerical tasks designed to assist attorneys. The work is performed in accordance with general instructions regarding objectives, policies and procedures and is usually submitted in its final form. Duties involve operating a variety of office equipment in the preparation and typing of confidential legal documents including, but not limited to, an electronic work station and transcription equipment. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of an attorney, administrator, Legal Secretary I or other higher-level staff member. Does related work as required
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A) Three (3) years paid full‑time or its part‑time equivalent office secretarial, clerical or paralegal** experience, six (6) months of which must have been in legal work; OR,
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university, or school of business or business institute with an Associate's degree or Certificate in Secretarial Science, Office Management, Office Administration, Office Technology, Administrative Assistant or Support Services, Legal Studies, Law and Legal Studies, Legal Support and Services, Paralegal Studies or any other secretarial, office management, or legal studies field plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent office secretarial, clerical or paralegal* experience, six (6) months of which must have been in legal work; OR,
(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
**Paralegal experience can include cooperative education (co-op) or internship experience (paid or unpaid).