Legal Assistant | Albany NY Law Firm


Compensation: $37,000 to $45,000 to start, based on experience, plus paid OT and comprehensive benefits
 

Location: Albany, NY - Neat All Restaurants, Shopping & Entertainment
Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm

The Law Firm: Noted Regional Law Firm

 

Summary: This Legal Assistant will be responsible for supporting a small group of principals in various practice areas on a daily basis. In addition to excellent communications and a mastery of office skills, this role requires the ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, take initiative and make decisions within the scope of assigned authority. This is a law firm that is noted as a "Great Place to Work" and offers a history of career stability and security.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Able to provide high-level administrative support to partner, associate and others as needed

  • Prepare and proofread correspondence, memoranda, legal documents and forms

  • Greet clients and visitors; respond to phone calls; transmit messages accurately and promptly

  • Able to maintain organized and updated client files and matter lists

  • Maintain calendars and schedule appointments, meetings and conference calls

  • Able to maintain and operate office equipment; maintain supply inventory and replenish as needed

  • Maintain neat and orderly appearance of office, including reception, conference room, and pantry

  • Prepare check requests, expense reimbursement forms, and client/matter forms; handle petty cash

  • Process incoming and outgoing paper mail, facsimile transmissions, and electronic mail

  • Able to scan, profile, and retrieve documents across multiple platforms

  • Assume additional responsibilities as required to meet needs of Firm

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 1 to 2 Years of legal experience, can be combined "work experience" and/or related "internships"

  • Excellent oral and written communications

  • Ability to type 45 words per minute with accuracy

  • Ability to move throughout office, as needed to perform essential duties

  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate work

  • Ability to think critically and analytically in a pressured environment

  • Ability to maintain confidential information and work on hi-profile cases

  • Ability to effectively multi-task, meet deadlines and excel in a friendly team atmosphere

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.  LexisNexis A+

  • A person seeking long-term job stability and security with a solid firm with a noted culture and reputation for professional development in their employees

  • A person who has an interest in litigation and a career in law would be ideal to learn and grow with the firm

Contact

Executive Vice President
Northeast Legal Recruitment
Filcro Legal Staffing

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