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Legal Secretary - Civil Rights

Division: General Litigation
Section: Civil Rights
Location: Atlanta
Job Openings: 1
Job Opening Date: 10/28/2015
Job Closing Date:  11/15/2015
Salary: $30,000 minimum Annual

Duties & Responsibilities
Position provides legal secretarial support to four (4) of the section's attorneys.  Duties include a significant amount of typing: e.g. correspondence, briefs, pleadings, forms, agreements, and/or administrative orders from handwritten notes.   The position manages case files (opening/closing), prepares documents for filing in various courts (county, state, federal), e-files to all courts, manages calendaring of court dates and meetings, arranges copying and mailing, responds to and directs citizen and attorney calls, works in CMS system, assists other Division’s sections when needed and performs other typical administrative functions. 

Minimum Training & Experience
One year of experience as a legal secretary. Strong typing skills.

Additional Information
Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and our DEPARTMENT OF LAW (General) application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website under CAREERS, click applications.  Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: W Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications will be reviewed for legal secretary experience.  Candidates may be scheduled for a Legal Secretary Test and Typing TEST; candidates may be contacted via email with a date and time.  Candidates with the highest scores will be scheduled for an in-person interview.   A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation.  SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.  All applicants will be considered, but may be screened for the preferred qualifications of the position, and may not necessarily receive an interview.  Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Human Resources Director
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

You will find the 'general' application under 'CAREERS’, click applications.

The Office of THE ATTORNEY GENERAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services.

Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
(404) 656-3305