Litigation Paralegal

 

Location: Albany, NY

Description:

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join their established law firm. The Paralegal will be responsible for providing a variety of legal duties pertaining to the litigation operations of the Law Firm. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create pleadings, including summons and affidavits.
  • Ensure that copies of documentation are properly filed and distributed.
  • Calendaring dates.
  • Creating and organizing appendices, briefs and indexes.
  • Submission of legal documentation to the court.

Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience working in a law firm, preferably with litigation experience.
  • Must have an in depth knowledge of court processes, civil procedure and court filings.
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office Software and have the ability to accurately type 65WPM.
  • Dictaphone experience is required.
  • Must have a professional demeanor.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be detailed and organized.

 

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Legal Secretary

Location: Albany, NY

Description:

Our Client is currently seeking a Legal Secretary for a contract to hire position. This position works 8am – 5pm and includes paid parking. The Legal Secretary will be responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical legal duties. Great opportunity for an entry-level Legal Secretary!

Responsibilities include:

  • Performance of legal secretarial duties and administrative/clerical tasks like answering phones and data entry.
  • Preparation of legal documents to be filed with the court.
  • Scheduling hearings.
  • Docketing cases and maintaining court dockets and diaries.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited University is required.
  • Knowledge of legal, secretarial, and office practices.
  • Must have the ability to accurately type at 65WPM and have Dictaphone experience.
  • Preferably has experience working with workers compensation and injury law.

 

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Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Location: Albany, NY

Description:

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join their team. The Legal Assistant will be responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties to assist the attorney’s in their day to day tasks. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting the firm’s attorney’s with file preparation and maintenance including: editing, redlining and revising of legal documents, drafting legal documents, preparations of closing files and binders, etc.
  • Creating and maintaining files, filing documents, copying and scanning, and saving / printing emails.
  • Processing documents into system and general word processing.
  • Provide support / back-up for reception.
  • Preparation of overnight documents and mailings as necessary.
  • Time entry.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of legal experience is required.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite products and have the ability to accurately type at 55WPM.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Must have excellent problem solving, multitasking, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Must be able to work overtime.

 

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Legal Secretary

Location: Albany, NY

Description:

Our client is currently seeking a Legal Secretary with experience working in Trusts and Estates law. The Legal Secretary will be responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties to assist in the law office day-to-day operations. This is a contract to hire position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Taking dictation, transcribing and composing correspondence.
  • Conducting legal research and drafting legal documents.
  • Administrative duties such as: answering phones, copy and fax documents, organization of logs and files, billing, appointments, and calendars.

Qualifications:

  • Must have Trust and Estates law experience, at least 2 years.
  • Must have the ability to type at 60-65 WPM.
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Candidates will have a strong attention to detail and excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

 

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Trust and Estates Attorney

Locations: Syracuse, NY and Albany, NY

Description:

Our client is seeking an experienced associate-level attorney with experience in trust and estate work with a focus on elder law. The Trust and Estates Attorney will be working with clients in order to establish trusts, draft wills, and other estate planning documents in addition to collaborating with financial managers and insurance specialists to advise clientele on retirement plans, insurance policies, and charitable contributions. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing council regarding the secure transfer of assets via estate and trusts.
  • Assisting clientele with the distribution of their estates and the establishment of trusts.
  • Drafting / preparation of estate planning documents, estate and trust fiduciary accounting and estate tax returns, power of attorney etc. Updating documents as necessary.
  • Assist with litigations. Make court appearances as necessary.
  • Staying up-to-date on trust, estate and tax laws.

Qualifications:

  • A Juris Doctorate Degree and at least 4 years of relevant trust and estate work experience are required.
  • Current New York State Attorney License.
  • Must be very analytical with the ability to perform extensive research.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

 

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