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Legal Administrative Assistant

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 04,2018

Posted on

Jul 26,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Legal Administrative Assistant
Duties: Types, formats, and edits documents. Transcribes dictation; Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar, and content; makes appropriate changes. Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information. Creates, manages, and maintains electronic and hardcopy files. Opens and closes new matters including conflicts checks; gathers and retrieves information from files when needed. Maintains attorney calendar; plans and schedules conferences, teleconferences, and travel; records and monitors deadlines. Arrange for conference rooms when necessary. Provides administrative support (copy, scanning, faxing, etc.). Answers telephone, greets clients, respond to and assist clients, providing information and assuring appropriate follow-through and/or resolution. Record attorney time, review, process, and finalize bills. Handle all other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: 5 years' experience in law firm a requirement; Labor & Employment background preferred for the Labor & Employment LAA position. Familiarity with federal, state and local procedures a plus. Excellent organizational and communication skills with close attention to detail. Ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook), database and presentation software and ability to navigate government websites. Must exhibit a high degree of initiative in managing multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, detail-oriented work environment utilizing excellent judgment, and decision-making skills. High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy. Ability to gather and summarize data for reports, finds solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritizes work. Ability to use standard office equipment, including personal computer, copier, scanner, typewriter, facsimile, telephone, dictation machine, etc. Keyboarding skills of 60 wpm or higher required. Ability to travel locally to assist attorneys in attending to client needs on legal matters.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fox Rothschild LLP.
101 Park Avenue
Suite 1700
New York City, NY 10178

Review:

"A Solid Firm"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

You'll have to work hard at first to learn the ropes but it is worth it. They will take care of you if you stick it out.

Pros : This is a great place to get your feet wet and start learning with hands-on work. You'll learn a lot here.
Cons : Things can get overwhelming at times and sometimes you'll just have to rely on yourself to get the work done.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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