HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Litigation Legal Secretary in Nashville, Tennessee
Works independently and under direction of attorneys in the Litigation section to support all phases of commercial litigation, arbitrations and government investigations. Prepares memoranda and correspondence and manages email and phone calls; maintains and regularly updates electronic litigation data base with pleadings, correspondence and discovery materials; schedules meetings, conference calls, seminars and witness preparation sessions; interacts with outside counsel to assist with information needs; copies, scans and faxes documents and transmits data; closes case files and prepares same for storage, and prepares reports on caseloads, significant case summaries and other matters requested by the attorneys.
75% - general case support, phone coverage, scheduling, maintaining data base 20% -Special reports, slide presentations and other document/slide assembly 5% - Special projects
Successful candidate will have strong communication, interpersonal, organizing and typing skills; general knowledge of litigation processes and procedures; an ability to work with computerized data bases: an ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritize work; and a willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Familiarity with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint a plus.
College degree preferred.
Five to seven years litigation secretarial experience or demonstrated capacity for work of litigation secretaries. Participation in continuing education to maintain and enhance skills is expected and supported by the company.
The Litigation Section currently consists of 8 full time attorneys and 8-10 part time contract attorneys, as well as 4 secretarial assistant positions, 4 and ½ paralegals and a clerk. Assistants are assigned primarily to support specific full time and contract attorneys, or to support specific projects. Although travel is very limited, candidate needs to be able and willing to travel occasionally, and to occasionally work evenings or weekends. Must have the physical capacities associated with legal office work, including minor lifting and carrying, sitting at and working on a computer, talking and listening on the phone, and an ability to move around and between floors and buildings on the corporate campus.
Title: Litigation Legal Secretary
Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Corporate Main Campus
Requisition ID: 10201-19467