Legal Assistant/Office Manager

Biow and Busch P.C. - New York, NY (30+ days ago)


Friendly boutique, Real Estate, Trusts and Estates Law Firm seeks personable, mature, punctual and reliable secretary/paralegal to join our small close knit team. You are bright and self-motivated. Candidate should be highly intelligent, resourceful individual with exceptional communication skills and organizational ability needed to support legal staff.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to drafting of residential contracts and closing statements, wills, trusts and ancillary estate planning documents, answering phones and assistance variety of matters as required by a small firm. Estate planning experience is a major plus.

Requirements: minimum 2 years legal secretarial, litigation experience; applicant should be skilled in typing legal documents such as trusts, contracts, health care proxies, deeds, trusts, background in timeslips, for billing, amicus for calendar and automated management for certain limited document production a plus, though not essential; salary and benefits offered.

Hours are 10:00AM- 6:00PM,

. Must have a Bachelor's degree; paralegal certificate preferred

  • 0-2 years New York State litigation experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Legal Research (Lexis, Westlaw) proficiency preferred
  • Medical Record interpretation and summaries preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Minimum Previous Legal Responsibility:

  • Associate / Assistant (Preferred)