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The Reporter August 2017

  • Sheila Atkinson-Baker
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  Helpful Information for Legal Professionals
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Top Legal Secretary Skills and Qualifications
  • Five Expert Tips for the Time Matters Practice Management Tool
  • Professional Telephone Skills
  • Tips for Organizing your Office Space
  • Excel Quick Tips: How to Flip Cells and Switch Rows or Columns

From the President

For over 30 years Atkinson-Baker has had the pleasure of providing the legal industry with trusted and reliable court reporting services.

I hope you find this collection of articles on successful career tips a welcome addition to our services.  Let us know how our deposition services can help you directly or benefit one of your colleagues.

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Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Top Legal Secretary Skills and Qualifications

By Sally Kane

The role of legal secretaries, also known as administrative assistants and legal assistants, has evolved in the past two decades.  As technology continues to transform the law office, legal secretaries have transcended traditional roles of typing and answering phones to perform high-value activities once reserved for professional and managerial staff,  such as selecting vendors, managing client relationships, and drafting legal documents.

However, despite the legal secretary’s practice environment, firm size or legal specialty, certain core responsibilities have remained the same.  To succeed in today’s law office or corporate law department, legal secretaries must master the ten skills below.  For more on success as a legal secretary or legal assistant, review these traits of a successful legal secretary.

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Five Expert Tips for the Time Matters Practice Management Tool
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Excel Quick Tips:  How to Flip Cells and Switch Rows or Columns
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