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Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant Temp to Perm

Company name

Berg & Androphy

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Mar 13,2019

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Industry

Legal
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Applications without the following enclosures will not be considered: cover letter, resume, desired salary, transcript (if you have been out of school for 5 years or less) and lastly, a letter of recommendation from a former supervisor (if you have one readily available).
 

Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant (Temp to Perm)
Boutique New York litigation law firm seeking to fill a Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant position. Candidate must meet or exceed high standards for work ethic, professionalism, teamwork, and attitude. Qualified candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills, be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, prioritize their workload, work well under pressure and have good time management skills. Candidate is expected to provide high quality and efficient legal secretarial and administrative services to a team of attorneys, legal assistants and office manager. This position has the opportunity for growth and the ideal candidate will be dependable, motivated, a fast learner and proactive. Salary commensurate with experience.

Requirements 
Litigation secretarial experience: strong knowledge regarding the preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery demands, affirmations and other legal documents and correspondence
Microsoft Office proficiency: Word, Excel and Outlook (will be tested)
Must be able to generate a Table of Authorities and Table of Contents (will be tested)
Typing Speed: 65 wpm (will be tested)
Ability to perform in a fast paced environment
At least 1 year of law firm experience
Computer savvy and technologically inclined
Availability and willingness to work significant overtime and travel as needed

Preferred 
Dictaphone transcription skills
Associate Degree (minimum 3.0 G.P.A.)
Microsoft: PowerPoint and Access
Pacer, ECF, Westlaw
Adobe Acrobat DC
Accounting experience

 

To apply for the position, please email a cover letter along with your resume, your desired salary and letter of recommendation from a former supervisor (if you have one readily available). If you have been out of school for 5 years or less, please provide a transcript. Any applications without the requested information will immediately be disqualified.

 

Company info

Berg & Androphy

Company Profile

We are leaders in trying complex commercial, financial, structured product, white collar and qui tam cases. Our attorneys prepare each case as if it is going to trial. That willingness to try lawsuits adds value to our clients’ cases and has contributed to the resounding successes that our firm has experienced over the course of its long history, both in settlements and verdicts.

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