Legal Secretary III performs secretarial and administrative duties for an attorney or group of attorneys. Prepares legal documents, contracts, briefs, motions, summonses, complaints and general correspondence. Being a Legal Secretary III maintains files and schedules. Utilizes document creation software and other legal reference software. Additionally, Legal Secretary III may need to interact with clients or participate in meetings discussing sensitive or confidential matters. Requires knowledge of legal terminology and standard formats and procedures. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Legal Secretary III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Legal Secretary III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.