Legal Assistant
New York, NY US
Posted ago

Our busy legal firm is looking for an efficient, organized legal assistant to help our attorneys and paralegals assist our clients and ensure we’re operating efficiently. You’ll assist with the preparation of legal documents, and handle all office correspondence including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and reminding the team of upcoming deadlines. If you have experience in a law firm environment, work well under pressure, and are looking for a rewarding opportunity in the legal industry, we want to connect with you.

We are located in Forest Hills, New York near the E and F subway lines or the LIRR.

  • Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly
  • Make travel arrangements, schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Work with attorneys and paralegals to create various legal documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when requested
  • Perform legal research, as needed, with help from attorneys and paralegals
  • Take care of administrative tasks and office correspondence by answering phone calls and emails, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and informing the team of upcoming deadlines
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Some knowledge of legal software, case management, and docketing programs
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with quick turnaround times
  • Organizational skills and communication skills are necessary for this position
  • Must be able to type at least 50 WPM

Do you want to help individuals through a life-changing divorce?

We are a matrimonial and family law firm that provides targeted services for our clients, proactively educates our clients as we guide them through the process, and leverages technology and team effort so we can provide the best service possible and still leave the office at a reasonable hour.

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