Paralegal/Legal Assistant


Salary:

$45,000.00 to $65,000.00 per year

Location:

NEW YORK, NY

Date Posted:

May 17, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

02940-0010934966

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Do you like interacting with clients? If you're aiming to develop your legal career, consider an opportunity with a successful legal organization to take lead as senior paralegal/legal assistant to help manage clients and the fast paced nature of the business. Are you interested in pursuing criminal defense work? You will be doing very similar work but for the civil side. You will succeed in this position if you have competency with clients and large case loads, along with ambition, organization skills, passion for the field, and the ability to take on multiple tasks at once. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to transition into a leadership role until excellent mentorship.

Responsibilities include: 50h hearings, scheduling very busy calendars, phone intakes and assessing whether to book the potential client, talking and meeting with new clients to discuss the claim, FOIL requests, jail incident reports, med reports, reading deposition transcripts and writing advocate summaries, drafting correspondence to multiple parties, editing staff correspondence, etc.

Email your resume to [email protected] for more information and to apply!
Requirements
- Personal Injury or civil litigation background is ideal for this role - but open to 3+ years of paralegal experience at any type of law firm
- Deals with pressure well and excels in high volume and fast paced environments; team player with the rest of the office -- but able to be a leader and autonomous
- Ideally for someone who wants to grow the business and is passionate about this as a career!

Joining this dynamic, familial, and passion-filed firm is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career. We're looking for someone who is eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment. If you think that sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Email your resume to [email protected] today!

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Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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