Legal Assistant | Law Firm

Albany, NY

COMPENSATION: to $45,000 to start with exceptional benefits
LOCATION: Albany, NY
HOURS: 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

THE ORGANIZATION: Regional Law Firm

SUMMARY: The 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 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

  • 2 Years of legal experience can be combined work experience and/or related internships

  • Excellent oral and written communications

  • Ability to type 50 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

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

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • A person seeking long-term job stability and security with a solid firm with a noted culture. This a great place to work.

  • A person who has an interest in litigation and a career in law would be ideal.

To Apply Contact

Helene Crocitto

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