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Legal Assistant

Company: Law Firm
Location: White Plains
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Legal Assistant Our legal team is committed to providing each client with quality counsel, innovative solutions and personalized service. Founded in 2000, the firm offers the legal expertise of its 100-plus attorneys, who have accumulated experience and problem-solving skills over decades of practice. We are a vibrant, busy, and growing full-service law firm and looking to increase to its talented ranks of professional staff by adding a Legal Assistant with a demonstrated interest and experience of 3+ years in an administrative capacity. Experience in Litigation and Matrimonial is preferable in this role. This role will provide administrative support to partners, associates, and department colleagues.

Key Responsibilities: Answer phones take accurate messages and ensure routed and conveyed with appropriate urgency and follow up to ensure closure/response. Maintain detailed calendars in Outlook, scheduling and coordinating internal and external meetings, as necessary. Manage administrative duties including but not limited to arranging conference calls, meetings, creating and maintaining, paper and electronic files, as well as handling miscellaneous photocopying, scanning, and printing requests. Create, edit, format and proofread letters, memos, and other documents using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Compose routine correspondence and emails, as needed. Request conflict checks, open new client matters and submit electronic approvals, as needed. Other ad hoc projects as needed. Knowledge, Skills & Attributes At least 3+ years of experience providing administrative support in a professional services environment. Experience E-Filing Documents with the Court System particularly NYSCEF Litigation Experience a must Matrimonial Experience preferred 4-year college degree or equivalent preferred. Excellent client services and problem-solving skills. Proactive and anticipatory. Solid knowledge of computers and software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Ability to think clearly and work well under pressure in a busy environment. Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of staff within the office. This position is based out of White Plains.

Keywords: Law Firm, White Plains , Legal Assistant, Other , White Plains, New York

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