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Morrison Mahoney LLP is an AV-rated law firm with 10 offices in the northeast and is expanding its offices. Members of our team enjoy opportunity for advancement, excellent benefits, competitive salary, and a collegial and collaborative work environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees.

Morrison Mahoney LLP seeks a high energy self-starter to support multiple attorneys as a Legal Secretary in its busy Hartford, Connecticut office.

In this role the Legal Secretary will support multiple attorneys providing a full range of support including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings and documents, calendar maintenance/scheduling, federal and state court filings, and in-office filing and mailings.  The successful candidate is a well-organized, detail-oriented team player, possessing at least 3 years of recent experience as a Legal Secretary who demonstrates a solid understanding of legal terminology and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of recent legal secretarial and/or paralegal experience in a law firm, with litigation experience required.
  • Associate degree and/or paralegal certification preferred; 4-year college degree a plus.
  • Previous experience with federal and state court filing requirements, including e-filing.
  • Knowledge of document management, electronic calendaring and PDF software required.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Highly organized and efficient with a proven ability to multitask and take direction, while independently tracking and achieving often-changing tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a cooperative office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, along with excellent proofreading skills.


 This role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Provide support for assigned attorneys as well as backup support, as needed.
  • File maintenance (paper and electronic).
  • Assist with scheduling: including calendar maintenance; depositions; client/expert meetings.
  • Answer phones and communicate with clients, court personnel, and vendors daily.
  • Preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings and documents.
  • Perform other administrative duties, as assigned.

Salary:  $60K – $70K (commensurate with experience).

About Us:

Our Hartford, Connecticut office is located on the eastern side of Hartford’s Downtown area, near Connecticut’s landmark Old State House, with views of the Connecticut River.  Members of our team enjoy excellent benefits, competitive salary, and a collegial and collaborative work environment.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees.

Working at Morrison Mahoney LLP Provides:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package, including Health, Dental, Medical, and Vision.
  • Corporate discounts.
  • FSA and HSA Plan option(s) to help offset taxes for employees and dependents.
  • 401K Plan/Employer profit sharing.
  • Group Life and Long-term Disability Insurance.
  • Short-term Disability benefits.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Generous paid time off.

Morrison Mahoney’s policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity, without discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification, as protected by federal, state, or local law.  Equal employment opportunity extends to all personnel practices.

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