Job Details

Legal Administrative Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 22, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 05, 2021

Posted on

Sep 15, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Administrative Assistant
Responsibilities: Transcribes, types and formats letters, memos, charts, tables, graphs and other documents. Proofreads all documents for spelling, grammar, layout, content and context. Responsible for the highest level of accuracy. Answers and screens telephone calls in a courteous and timely manner. Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls; takes comprehensive messages and contacts appropriate parties for necessary information and response to issues. Greets clients and provides assistance when needed. Responsible for the proper creation, updating, maintenance and retrieval of related files. Opens and closes new matters, including conflicts submission; records and monitors court appearance dates. Maintains accurate and up-to-date related databases. Effectively schedules meetings, arranges for conference rooms and related logistics for meetings. Meticulously maintains attorney calendars; plans and schedules conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel arrangements. Monitors incoming and outgoing mail, e-mails and faxes. Photocopies and faxes documents in a timely and accurate manner.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required, or comparable work experience. A minimum of three years of commercial litigation experience at a law firm required. Proven proficiency using legal terminology and experience working in related practice area(s). Excellent organizational skills and close attention to detail. Experience with court/administrative related agency filings and meeting related deadlines. High level of proficiency using a variety of office equipment, including personal computer, copier facsimile, telephone, dictation machine, etc. Proven ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment. Demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently. Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality and provide outstanding customer service to internal and external clients/contacts. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy. Ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft Office Suite 2010 (Word, Excel, Outlook), database and presentation software and ability to navigate government and other related websites. Ability to effectively gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems and prioritize work. Keyboarding skills of 60 wpm or higher required. Confident and proactive with an ability to navigate complex task-management in fast-paced environment.

Additional info

Requisition Number: LEGAL02077

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fox Rothschild LLP.
101 Park Avenue
Suite 1700
New York City, NY 10178
Phone: 212-878-7900
Fax: 212-692-0940

Review:

"Toxic work environment "

Current Employee - Reviewed on August 26, 2020

Check your management Open communication with the “staff”

Pros : Not recommended
Cons : Toxic environment Hostile, tyrannical, narcissistic bosses
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Current Employee
Job type : Full time

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