Legal Secretary Jobs in New York City, New York
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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 *****...
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...
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...
Company Confidential Newark, NJ, 07102
Mid-size Law Firm in Newark, New Jersey has an immediate full-time position. The right candidate for this position should have experience in defense litigation, proficient in WordPerfect 10, MS Word, PowerPoint, E-Filing, legal terminology and tape transcription. Type 60-70 wpm. Excellent Benefits. Email resume w/salary requirements....
LEGAL SECRETARY Busy Personal Injury Law firm located in Northern NJ is looking for an experienced (3-5 yrs.) Personal Injury legal secretary with excellent organizational skills and the ability to work as a team player with a “can do” attitude. Must be proficient in: • MS Word • Accuracy • Attentive to details. Must have • Litigation experience • Knowledge of “Needles” software • Fluent ...
This leading national law firm is seeking a legal secretary for its NYC office conveniently located in midtown. This position will support a partner in structured finance and one or two other partners, possibly in patent, real estate and litigation. This position is likely to support most of the attorneys in the firm from time to time. Salary to 70K depending on experience and qualifications. EXP...
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...
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 Newark, NJ, 07104
Description: 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 telephone; answering or directing inquiries. * Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, a...
Company Confidential New York, NY
Immediate opportunity for an experienced litigation legal secretary, with strong word processing skills for an established, boutique Midtown law firm. Position entails standard secretarial tasks (document production, file management, research, phones), as well as limited small office management responsibilities. Seeking a proactive team player to join our congenial, collaborative work environment....
Our client, a midtown based law firm consisting of over 200 attorneys has contracted CHOICE to help find a Legal Administrative Assistant to join their team! This position will be supporting 1 Partner and 1-2 Associates in a busy Business Litigation practice area. The ideal candidate should be flexible, excel in organization and exudes a professional demeanor. Prior experience as a litigation le...
Ebay New York, NY
Temp-to-Perm Temp Rate: $25 per hour The successful candidate will be converted to a direct hire, yearly salary of 65K-70K. This prestigious Manhattan law firm is seeking a legal secretary in the Corporate Services Department. They are located in the Rockefeller Center area. Qualifications/Experience: At least 5 years as a legal secretary (preferably at a large firm) Skills required: Microso...
Corporate New York, NY
Job Description The Corporate Litigation and Compliance legal departments seek an Executive Assistant to perform administrative duties of a highly responsible, confidential and time-sensitive nature for the department head and two other Attorneys. Of primary importance is good judgment, organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to work well with others. The Assistant must possess g...
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$35,000.00 - $88,580.00
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Enhances attorney's effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the attorney to clients and others.
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Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
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