Legal Secretary Jobs in New York
Established law firm is looking for a temp to work for a short term assignment. Please send your resume if you can start temping right away and have Insurance Defense Litigation experience. You will be typing pleadings, motions, depositions, memos and correspondence. The temp rate is 17-18 per hour. Please send resumes now to *****...
LEGAL SECRETARY Department: Business Services Details: The Legal Secretary is responsible for providing direct administrative support to Partners, Senior Counsel and Associates. Performs standard and advanced administrative and clerical duties, as well as independent project assignments. Reporting to: Fee-earners ESSENTIAL DUTIES Assist with the preparation, drafting, proofreading and filing ...
vendor payments, and travel. Additional duties and responsibilities as required, including reception coverage. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE The Legal Secretary is responsible for providing direct administrative support to Partners, Senior Counsel and Associates. Performs standard and advanced administrative and clerical duties, as well as independent project assignments. Ability and initiative to crea...
Company Confidential Garden City, NY, 11530
We are a Long Island Community based Law Firm seeking a full time, legal secretary for our busy operation. We are seeking someone with recent general litigation background with the following skills: Knowledgeable in processing legal documents such as motions, affidavits, pleadings, general correspondence. E-filing experience a plus but if you don't know how to do this we can train a quick learne...
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include any combination of the following tasks: Secretarial • Current General Litigation skills. • Drafting, redrafting and formatting legal documents such as motions, affidavits, pleadings and other legal documents; • Transcribing dictation; • Timekeeper time ent...
Now Hiring Legal Secretary $17.00-$20.00/hr Full Time (9:00am – 5:00pm) Temporary Assignment Brooklyn & Manhattan, NY Duties/Requirements: Perform secretarial duties and utilize proper legal terminology, procedures and documents Prepare legal papers and correspondences, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas Provide correspondences regarding documentation status and claim c...
Company Confidential CENTRAL ISLIP, NY, 11722
Experienced Part-time legal secretary (four full days) needed for criminal defense practice. Duties include transcription, calendaring court appearances, motions, billing and client contact. Produce documents through transcription, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting data; coordinating case preparation. Drafting letters, motions and documents. Request hearing min...
Suffolk County Plaintiffs' Personal Injury firm seeks calendar clerk / receptionist / legal secretary, with a minimum of 2 years experience, preferably fluent in English and Spanish. Primary responsibilities are office / court calendar. Must be able to manage a heavy calendar, with daily scheduling of court appearances, depositions, hearings, physical examinations, motions, appointments and clien...
COLE, SCHOTZ, MEISEL, FORMAN & LEONARD, P.A. LEGAL SECRETARY NEW YORK Major New Jersey law firm seeks a legal secretary for our New York Office located in Midtown (Third Avenue and 54th). Immediate opportunity for a secretary with a minimum of 2 years legal experience to provide support for attorneys and paralegals in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate, environmental, litigation, real estate and...
Top midtown Manhattan law firm seeks a junior legal secretary with approximately 2 years litigation experience and use of Dictaphone transcription. Will “float” as needed but primarily be assigned to a busy partner. Excellent benefits, opportunity to earn extra in overtime. Firm will test computer knowledge and typing speed so must have strong skills. Salary to $48K and opportunity to work with wo...
Major midtown Manhattan law firm seeks a strong legal secretary for an immediate temp to perm assignment working as part of a secretarial team handling 3 partners and 4-5 self-sufficient associates. Will do a variety of administrative tasks, do heavy billing and time entry work. Ideally should have experience in the corporate finance and/or tax area. Strong Word skills and typing of 65 wpm or bett...
Lease & LaBau, Inc. is your one source for legal recruiting. For the past twenty-four years, we have specialized in the placement of professionals in the legal workplace. Located in New York City, Lease & LaBau has provided individual services for clients and candidates. Lease & LaBau, Inc. offers a team of professionals with expertise in recruiting and prior law firm employment. Our staff will tr...
Company Confidential New York, NY, 10006
LEGAL SECRETARY NYC downtown negligence defense law firm seeks legal secretary with 2+ years experience in NY litigation for managing partner and associates. Candidate will be required to handle assignments from multiple attorneys. Skill and Requirements: Transcriptions/Dictaphone; Familiar with New York Court rules and procedures, both State and Federal; Proficient with Microsoft application...
Legal Secretary is needed for a Midtown Manhattan Law firm. A minimum of three years Litigation experience and familiarity with NY state and federal courts is necessary. Experience supporting at partner level is preferred. Position is aligned with 3-4 attorneys, but it can be more if others need help. Must have a sold working knowledge of MS Word and be comfortable with tape transcription. 35-40 h...
Company Confidential Smithtown, NY, 11787
Small to mid-sized Suffolk negligence litigation law firm seeks FT legal secretary with 5-8 years legal secretarial experience in negligence litigation. Must be able to independently prepare RJI’s, Requests for PCs, jury demands, and type with dictation, reports, letters, Notices for D & I, Responses, etc. Work may from time to time involve calendar and phone to cover for other employee’s absence....
The law offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Legal Secretary with 3-5 years of experience in insurance defense for the firm's Melville, NY office. Position requires the ability to: · Perform secretarial and clerical duties · Open mail for attorney and log time on time sheet as necessary · Enter attorney time sheets into computer on a daily basis · Answer tele...
Having a good knowledge of own practice area and its business issues, including 'hot topics', so that appropriate priority is given to queries and requests; Managing own email and attorney email in the manner the relevant fee earner requires. This will include activities such as filing emails, filtering incoming correspondence, proactively dealing with queries printing and hard copy filing em...
Company Confidential New York City, NY, 10018
Excellent opportunity at a prestigious, global law firm supporting a Senior Corporate Partner. Must have previous legal experience and strong steno skills. Great work-life balance and dynamic work environment! Responsibilities Include: - Provide dictation support using steno; format and edit legal documents, including using Styles - Manage client contact and interaction - Coordinate internatio...
Company Confidential Massapequa, NY, 11758
Massapequa, Nassau County, New York general practice / litigation solo attorney seeks legal secretary or paralegal for full service law firm. Applicant should be familiar with Word 2013, Timeslips and Microsoft Office. Duties include: client intakes, reception, preparing correspondence, cassette transcription, document production for real estate matters, matrimonial cases and Estates, file mainten...
Prestigious law firm has an immediate need for Legal Secretaries with a minimum of 2-4 years of experience to support multiple departments. Salary is commensurate with experience! Job Purpose: Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others. Duties: * Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the te...
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$24,960.00 - $72,000.00
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Enhances attorney's effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.
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Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
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