Legal Secretary/Assistant for Garden City, NY

Job description:
AV Rated Westchester based Law Firm seeks a full-time Legal Assistant/ Secretary with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in Insurance Defense Litigation. Experience in WordPerfect, Word 2010-2013, Microsoft Outlook required; with knowledge of ProLaw a plus.

Please email your resume, salary, and other benefit requirements to the Director of Human Resources.

All applicants must:

  • Have excellent organizational skills
  • Have prior experience with litigation procedures and processes
  • Have prior experience in e-filing and creating table of authorities
  • Have familiarity with State and Federal court procedures and rules
  • Have the ability to work in a team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneys
  • Have excellent typing and dictaphone transcription skills
  • Have a strong knowledge regarding the preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery demands, Affirmations in Opposition, answers, and other legal documents and correspondence
  • Know how to create TOA and TOC in Word
  • Possess strong grammar and spelling ability
  • Be able to follow directions and take clear notes while being trained
  • Be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and prioritize assignments
  • Be open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $45,000.00 per year

We Offer a Competitive Benefit Packages to All of Our Employees, Including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • Paid Family Leave (PFL)
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same Sex)
  • Short and Long-term Disability
  • Firm-paid Life Insurance
  • Employee Paid Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pre-tax Parking and Transit Programs
  • Pre-tax Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA, HRA)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 12 Paid Holidays Per Year
  • 3 Weeks of Vacation Per Year to Start
  • PTO days, Bereavement and Jury Duty
  • Commuter Benefits