Division: State Government Division
Position Summary: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office State Government Division, Employment Law Section, is seeking an experienced civil litigation Legal Secretary to assist two or more attorneys of the Section, primarily in the area of Workers’ Compensation. Position to provide legal secretarial and administrative support; accurate and timely preparation of a wide variety of legal documents, pleadings, correspondence, mailings and reports; accurately schedule depositions, travel and coordinate calendars; maintain legal case file documentation in hard copy and digital format, maintain docketing and critical-date calendaring for hearings, trials and court filings; responsible for State, Federal and Administrative court filings; handle a wide variety of calls and correspondence from clients and opposing counsel, as well as visitors; ideal candidate will have excellent communication and grammar skills as well as comprehensive knowledge of legal terminology and civil procedures and rules. The Employment Law Section provides employment law advice to state agencies, represents the State in employee appeals from personnel actions, and defends the State, its agencies and employees in employment lawsuits brought by current, former or prospective employees. In addition, ELS defends the State and Risk Management in contested workers compensation cases.