Legal Assistant

Administration · New York, New York
Department Administration
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

We are seeking candidates that have excellent communication skills, problem solving skills, and who are enthusiastic about learning more about a variety of administrative practices. Flexibility and excellent organization skills are key in our fast-paced environment.

 

A qualified candidate must be organized, exhibit a high degree of initiative and use excellent judgment when handling matters. The candidate must also be a well‐spoken and motivated self-starter who is able to work productively both independently and as part of a team

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide a high level of customer service to internal and external clients
  • Receive assignments from attorneys and attorney support teams and performing tasks
  • Utilize programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to create and edit materials as requested, i.e., closing‐related materials, briefs, motions and agreements
  • Blacklining, strong word processing and general file organization
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints with minimal supervision.
  • Print, scan, organize, and distribute documents upon request, and coordinate with Document Services and Copy Center to arrange for custom reprographics/binding
  • Assist with special projects such as paper and electronic file maintenance, contact lists, and mailings
  • Provide overflow support as needed

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Maintain composure in a high‐pressure, fast paced environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to deal with different personalities
  • Positive attitude and ability to effectively communicate with attorneys, staff, and clients.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint); comfort with technology and ability to learn new software and applications
  • Maintain confidentiality dealing with sensitive information and client matters

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Administration
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level