Legal Secretary/Paralegal

JEQESQ - Forest Hills, NY

Full-time
Small Queens Blvd., Forest Hills Personal injury and Criminal Law practice (subway and bus stop in front of building). Full time. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills required. Legal experience and Spanish speaking a plus. Must be able to work independently. Salary negotiable.

Responsibilities:
Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers
Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners
Greet visitors and perform initial screening of clients
Source and verify important case information
Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions
Preserve an updated case record system
Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
Maintain and update inventories of contact details
Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders

REQUIREMENTS:
Proven experience as legal secretary or paralegal a plus
Knowledge of MS Office, MS Word and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, Google Calendar etc) required
Proficiency in Spanish a plus
Outstanding time-management and typing skills required
Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people
Legal Secretary/Paralegal certification or diploma a plus

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