Nadine-Bocelli
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Legal Assistant – (White Plains, NY)

Nadine Bocelli & Company, Inc. - New York Legal Staffing, Inc.
Published
August 6, 2019
Job ID#
17138
Postal Code
10601

Description

Westchester County, New York law firm seeks a Legal Assistant with a minimum of two (2) years of experience working for a New York Law Firm, who is energetic, organized, and disciplined.

Responsibilities of the Position:
· Assist with preparation of legal documents
· Research background information related to legal issues, gather records and files, and put information together
· Drafting routine contracts or legal agreements
· Retain files of prepared legal documents
· May respond to interrogatories and coordinate requests between internal and external counsel
· Managing attorney's calendars by recording and monitoring court appearance dates
· Familiarity with the basics of a litigation related practice (sending out routine correspondence, familiarity with contacting the court and opposing counsel for adjournments, etc.)
· Will be responsible for handling prospective new clients calls, potential client follow-up calls, existing clients phone calls, all inbound calls, filing, scanning, and going to court when needed

Requirements:
· Minimum of two (2) years solid experience working in a New York Law firm
· Bachelors degree from an accredited college
· Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
· Reliable Transportation

Preferred Characteristics:
· Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
· Comfortable working with high net-worth clients
· Experienced working in a small law firm setting, preferably Matrimonial Law, Family Law or both
· Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
· Tech savvy (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Clio, Lexicata, Family Law Software, & Drafting Libraries)
· BS or BA degree from an accredited College or University
· Relevant education (paralegal certification, legal studies, legal secretary certification)
· Notary Republic
· Billing Experience (sending out invoices and following up Accounts Receivable)
· IOS Systems & Internet Research

Competitive Compensation:
The position offers a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits:
· Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
· 401K Retirement Plan
· CLE Reimbursement
· PTO days
· Sick days
· Birthday Policy
· Chillax Policy

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