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Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Ref: 284339
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $45,000 - $50,000

Opportunity Description

Top-tier, Global Law Firm is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant for their New York office. This is a great opportunity to acquire legal support experience in one of New York's most prestigious firms.

Job Duties

The Legal Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support for a group of busy attorneys. Duties include:

  • Creating and editing legal documents 
  • Answering phones and handling a large volume of inbound calls 
  • Scheduling conferences and conference calls 
  • Assist with managing schedules 
  • Communicating with clients 
  • Additional responsibilities as needed 

Education

Bachelor's Degree Required

Experience & Skills Required

  • 1-4 years of administrative experience in a corporate environment (Finance or Legal preferred). Strong internship experience will be considered 
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and typing speed of 50-60 wpm 
  • Ability to show strong attention to detail and perform at high levels in a fast-paced work environment and adapt to changing priorities and work demands 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize 
  • Ability to organize workflow and use time efficiently 
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills 
  • Polished with a professional demeanor 

Other Information

Candidates will be tested on MS Suite, Typing, Grammar/Spelling and Proofreading