• Posted on: Jan 19, 2023
  • Location: Staten Island, NY
  • Job ID: de22e5ce
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Legal
  • Posted on: Jan 19, 2023
  • Location: Staten Island, NY
  • Job ID: de22e5ce
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Legal

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Introduction:

Our client, a very established boutique law firm has a need for a full-time Legal Assistant to join their growing team. This candidate will be reporting four attorneys. This candidate will provide a full range of legal support and administration to attorneys engaged in estate, trust, real estate, commercial and litigation matters. Ideal candidate must have organization, attention to detail and muti-tasking are vital in this fast-paced office. Professionalism and teamwork are prized!

 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Compile, proof and draft contracts, leases, pleadings other legal documents
  • General administrative duties ie. maintaining attorney calendars, draft and answer correspondence, maintain and organize files
  • Manage client billing by preparing, finalizing and sending out bills
  • Communicate with clients, coworkers, other professional and Court staff
  • Prepare and file documents with courts
  • Organize and track files
  • Gather case facts and retrieve information

 

Legal Assistant Requirements:

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documents
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have the ability to communicate with clients, other attorneys’ offices and other professionals.
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe is required.
  • Experience with TimeMatters software is a plus.
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