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Legal Secretary (Orange County)

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Administration, Legal
Los Angeles, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
Legal Secretary

Wilson Elser's Orange County office is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join a fast-paced team.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 1,000 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position


  • Must have 5+ years California Litigation experience; experience in insurance defense is a plus
  • Prior experience with e-filing and litigation procedures and processes
  • Familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Able to prioritize and multitask / organize yourself to be able to concurrently manage several tasks
  • Able to provide support to multiple attorneys
  • Able to work independently; self-motivated
  • Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel); Familiarity with iManage/eDockets a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents
  • Draft and send routine correspondence
  • Prepare court forms such as notices and other simple pleadings
  • E-file court filings in both State and Federal court, in this and other jurisdictions
  • Open new matters / process matters for closing
  • Document management and organization
  • Ensure that documents are properly saved to the Document Management System
  • Ensure continued familiarity with court/agency rules and filing procedures as well as client guidelines
  • Create and maintain case contact sheets
  • Calendaring: as needed, maintain attorney calendars and ensure all dates/deadlines and details are calendared
  • Deposition scheduling
  • Engage with attorneys, clients, vendors and court personnel in support of successful case workflow
  • Manage expense reimbursements
  • Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting
  • Manage various administrative tasks

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

The annualized salary range for this position is $65,000 to $80,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.


Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to and putting "Los Angeles Legal Secretary" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.