123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
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Seek the Challenging Position of File Clerk
A highly talented File Clerk with huge experience in filing correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used; locating and removing material from file when requested.
Summary of Qualifications
More than five years experience.
Strong ability to read and write at a level normally acquired through the completion of high school in order to maintain records and filing systems.
Thorough understanding of records policies and procedures.
Profound ability to convert routine forms, reports, correspondence and the like from rough draft to final with a typing speed of 40 wpm.
Remarkable experience utilizing legal-specific automated records database system.
Strong knowledge of MS Word, Outlook and database systems.
Excellent interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients and staff.
Immense interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate in person, by email, and telephone to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.
Strong sense of high level of mental effort and strain when answering a high volume of requests for information and performing other essential duties.
Uncommon ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
In-depth ability to retrieve and file standard files boxes weighing up to 40 lbs. and ability to retrieve and replace objects from shelves of up to 8 feet high.
S & U Solicitors, Tarrytown, NY 2000 - Present
Legal File Clerk
Create and maintain legal case files by filing daily correspondence, attorney notes, legal research, and index pleadings.
Set up document files as received from clients; maintain current inventory of active cases.
Maintain and secure records in accordance with the Firm's established policies and procedures.
Work directly with specific lawyers, legal assistants, and secretaries to provide records management services, including creating and organizing folders, general filing, court document indexing, preparing materials for off-site storage, and other related tasks.
Receive and process filing; sort and classify material to be filed; two-hole punches, if necessary; assemble files in chronological order; maintain neat and orderly files.
Research location of folders and documents upon request.
Scan file banks, offices, workstations, war/case rooms and other file storage areas as necessary.
Work cooperatively with the other Records Management personnel.
Retrieve and deliver files and boxes as needed or upon request.
Organize materials into necessary folders and build files as necessary.
Access, edit, and maintain the Firm's record keeping database, including auditing and updating circulation data.
Find and correct labeling, filing, shelving, indexing, and other clerical errors in existing files; make appropriate changes on physical files and update the Firms record keeping system.
Responsible for adhering to general safety practices and to any unique departmental safety practices.
Interface with department management, lead secretaries, record personnel, lawyers, and support staff to exchange information; attend and participate in various departmental meetings and training opportunities as they are scheduled/offered.