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Legal Secretary/Paralegal - 1+ Yrs Experience - Erie, PA

The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Paralegal/Legal Secretary for the firm's Erie, PA office with  at least 1 year of law firm experience.  Bachelor's degree or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program is required.

Job duties may include:

  • Perform secretarial and clerical duties
  • Open mail for attorney and log time on time sheet as necessary
  • Enter attorney time sheets into computer on a daily basis
  • Answer telephone, giving non-legal information when possible, refer call to attorney and take messages
  • Transcribe dictation utilizing dictation system (BigHand), occasionally prepare correspondence on own initiative for approval of lawyer and prepare legal documents as required
  • Maintain files, assisting with filing or request file clerk assistance from office manager/floor supervisor when necessary
  • Responsible for scheduling depositions and various other meetings and appointments
  • In emergency may have to deliver or collect documents for attorney at courthouse, other law offices, etc.
  • Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for attorney
  • Maintain attorney diary system
  • Perform additional duties as required such as obtain documents, including medical records, manage files and documents, generate status reports, logs and indexes


Job Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of law firm experience.
  • Applicants must have a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program or a Bachelor's degree.


Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.


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Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin
2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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