Executive Legal Assistant
The Miller Law Group
New Rochelle, NY US
Posted ago
The Miller Law Group

Are you a purple unicorn?

We are a fast-growing Family Law Firm located in Westchester County NY that’s actively seeking someone with a rare and unique combination of skills to join our team. This is a full-time, “hybrid” position for someone who can function as both a Legal Assistant and an Executive Assistant. As a purple unicorn, you will fill a key role in the Firm by helping the Owner stay organized and on top of business and personal tasks and you will support the legal team when they need a helping hand. 

This position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a variety of benefits. If you are a purple unicorn, we would love to hear from you. Part of earning such a distinction means you have a high degree of attention to detail and can follow written instructions. Therefore, we need you to follow the instructions for applying or you will not hear from us.

Prepare a cover letter with no more than TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with family law clients and why you believe they are the most important qualities. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.”

Do not send your application through this job site. Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to MLG.HRJ@gmail.com The subject line of the email should your last name (all caps), followed by the position you are applying for in lower case, followed by one word that you would use to describe yourself in all caps. [For example: SMITH executive assistant AWESOME]

We look forward to reviewing your application.

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SYSTEM AND THAT DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for important work, including:

  • Being the go-to person for calendaring and planning responsibilities of the Owner
  • Acting as the Owner’s right hand when it comes to team communication and follows up on tasks/projects
  • Organize, manage and reduce clutter
  • Prepare, edit and reply to correspondence, communications, presentations, and other documents including emails and carry out customer management
  • Plan and manage the administrative support required for the Owner
  • Monitor projects and staff workflows
  • Provide legal assistant support to legal pods when and where help is needed 

Qualifications

If these statements appeal to you, then you may be our Executive Assistant

  • You can manage email communication with impeccable language skills
  • You smile when you answer the phone
  • You are an amazing scheduler with a sickening degree of attention to detail
  • You are very good with calendars, e-mail, spreadsheets, word processing, and the internet
  • Your middle name is “No Drama”
  • You are an awesome juggler of tasks and can change gears quickly
  • You do not think scanning and copying are “beneath you” when needed
  • You get results!  
  • We need someone who has experience in a Law Firm as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal and who has demonstrated proficiency as an executive-level assistant

While we love to help people learn and grow, this is not an “on-the-job training” opportunity. If applying for this role, you should be confident that you can take initiative on work that needs to be done and complete tasks with minimal handholding. 

Compensation
$65,000+
About The Miller Law Group

We are a family law firm on a mission to change how people divorce and help them divorce with dignity. The firm was founded in 1998 and we are not built like a traditional family law practice. Our legal team respects the parties involved in a family law matter and strives to alleviate stress and agony rather than fan the flames of discord. We are dedicated to putting the needs of children first. Our lawyers use tools such as Collaborative Law and mediation to empower our clients as we work towards solutions. We have offices in NYC, New Rochelle, and Mount Kisco NY but this position is in New Rochelle.

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