Administrative Assistant / Paralegal

Recruiter
The Law Offices of Richard A Portale
Location
White Plains
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 22, 2016
Closes
Sep 24, 2016
Industry
Defense
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

We are seeking a Secretary/ Paralegal to become a part of our team! You will provide overall support to attorneys' business needs. Responsibilities:Conduct research to support legal proceedingsAssist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documentsInvestigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputesMonitor and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations Record and store client informationBilling and Calendaring ???Qualifications:5+ years previous experience as a paralegal or other legal fieldFamiliarity with legal researchAbility to prioritize and multitaskExcellent written and verbal communication skillsDeadline and detail-oriented

Company Description:

As a former ADA for the Westchester County's DA Office, Richard A. Portale has experience with the criminal litigation process from both sides of the aisle. After being educated at the University of Buffalo, where he earned his BA, and John Marshall Law School, where he earned his JD, Mr. Portale served as an ADA to the Westchester County's DA Office for five years. As an ADA, he quickly climbed the ranks. After starting out in Motions and Appeals, Mr. Portale moved on to the Grand Jury and, ultimately, to Gangs and Narcotics. As a prosecutor, Mr. Portale successfully secured convictions in all but one of the cases he tried.

Following his service with Duffy, Duffy & Burdo-one of the most successful plaintiff's medical malpractice firms in the country-Richard Portale established his own criminal defense practice. Since the Law Offices of Richard A. Portale, P.C.'s inception, Mr. Portale has been taking on and winning cases that others may think impossible.

Over the last 15 years, Richard Portale has represented dozens of defendants to verdict and has only been unsuccessful in five cases. Mr. Portale is a member of the Bar of New York State and the United States Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is also a member of the prestigious New York State Defenders Association and the National College for DUI Defense.

We are a fast paced busy firm passionate about what we do. Looking for someone who's equally as passionate to join the team.