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Legal Assistant

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Company Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP Location Rochester, NY, United States

Law Firm

Legal Staff

Full-time

Legal

Sep 18, 2022

Jan 01, 2023

Jan 06, 2022

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Legal Assistant
The candidate will be opening incoming mail and assembling outgoing mail for processing by the mail service provider, Opening new files, requesting conflict of interest checks, and maintaining (including indexing and organizing) client and general files, Calendaring hearing dates and deadlines, Preparing correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents from written or verbal instruction; drafting standard correspondence and other documents, Transcribing dictation, Assembling documents for filing with the Court and service on opposing counsel and/or clients, Electronic filing documents with the various Court systems and, where necessary, preparing hardcopies for filing and serving, Photocopying/scanning of documents, Requesting filing fees/checks from Accounting, Inputting attorney's time into accounting program for billing purposes and working with Accounting to generate bills; drafting bill correspondence, Receiving clients and visitors; maintaining good public relations with clients; observing confidentiality of the attorney-client relationship;, Maintaining attorney calendars, where applicable, Assisting with overflow projects/assignments, as requested, Coordinating messenger deliveries, where applicable, Experience with bankruptcy, creditor's rights and/or commercial litigation is preferred., Bachelor's degree preferred, Working knowledge of Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Strong typing, computer, organizational, and administrative skills with meticulous attention to detail, Excellent communication and interpersonal skills , Ability to prioritize workload and independently manage multiple tasks, Must be a team player and use firm resources effectively and efficiently, Must maintain professional contact with attorneys and staff and observe confidentiality of client and firm matters, Type a minimum of 60 wpm

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
1900 Bausch Lomb Place
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: 585.987.2800
Fax: 585.454.3968

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