Junior Legal Assistant

New York, New York • $50,000 - $55,000

About the Company:

Our client has become one of New York’s most prominent law firms

Responsibilities:

  • Manage incoming correspondence (emails, mail) and upload same in case database.
  • Maintain electronic case databases, run searches on databases.
  • Assist in preparation of discovery demands, responses and production of documents.
  • Prepare, serve and manage document and deposition subpoenas.
  • Assist with drafting of stipulations, cover letters, affidavits of service, etc.
  • Prepare for depositions, hearings and trials
  • Manage attorneys’ appearance calendar for all attorneys – motions, conferences, arguments.
  • Contact NY Courts to obtain information pertaining to case and judges’ rules when necessary.
  • Conduct research in NY regulatory authorities.
  • Submit FOIL requests, follow up
  • Prepare and file pleadings, motions and relevant documents in paper format or by utilizing courts electronic filing.
  • Preparation of service copies of motions, pleadings, demands, correspondence and serve in timely manner.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong management, organizational, communication and writing skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic filing in State and Federal Courts
  • Strong MS Office Skills (Outlook, MS Word, Excel) (Knowledge of Microsoft Table of Contents and Authorities a plus)
  • Strong typing skills
  • Team-oriented mindset and strong work ethic
  • Notary Public (or willing to obtain license)
  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality and discretion

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $50,000 – $55,000 base salary
  • Overtime and Bonus Eligibility
  • Full Medical Benefits

 

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