Legal Administrative Assistant
A large law firm with locations all along the East Coast of the US is looking for a dedicated and detail-oriented Legal Administrative Assistant to support their New York City office in the Bryant Park area of Midtown Manhattan. They recently took on a large caseload and will need someone experienced in litigation and someone willing to help wherever they need! The ideal candidate will be diligent and will have experience in document management systems. This is an ongoing temporary position with the opportunity to go permanent with the company.
Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Pay: $25-30 per hour
-Prepares rough drafts, proofreads before finalizing legal documents.
-Open new file, perform conflict checks, and at attorneys request draft acknowledgment or engagement letter to client.
-Maintain organization of physical files, including tabbed and indexed pleadings and investigation files.
-Utilize proper discovery and document production procedures to ensure an accurate copy of documents produced is retained and available for future reference.
-Maintains attorney calendar by denoting due dates for answers, depositions and other pleadings, hearings, trial calendars, etc.
-Closes and prepares files for storage.
-Participates as a member of one or more strategic planning committees.
-Ensures exact compliance with client guidelines relating to preparation and mailing of cc/bcc, copying of documents, and other client requirements.
-Prepares files or assists paralegals in preparing files for upcoming hearings and depositions.
-Other duties as assigned.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
-Strong multitasking skills
-Ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines
-Strong communication skills
-Bachelor's degree preferred.
-Associate's degree required.
-1+ years of experience with litigation.
-1+ years of experience with Medical Records.
-Proficiency in e-filling in the various e-filling platforms, including but not limited to, Peach Court, Odyssey, and Federal e-file.
-Broad knowledge of terminology (legal, medical, other) as it relates to the particular practice area(s).
If interested and qualified, please apply today with your resume for consideration! One of our recruiters will reach out to you to schedule an interview if you meet the qualifications!
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