White Plains & Bronx Divorce/Family Law firm seeks Legal Assistant for immediate full-time position.
- Handles phone intakes with potential clients; makes follow-up calls/e-mails to same; handles phone calls to/from clients, opposing counsel and courts.
- Welcomes clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
- Produces information by inputting, editing, retrieving, copying and transmitting data.
- Conserves attorneys time by reviewing and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; organizing client conferences and attorney meetings; scheduling process service, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions.
- Maintains attorney calendar by recording and monitoring court appearance dates; monitoring evidence-gathering & discovery; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction requirements.
- Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments. * Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.
- Handles marketing efforts, such as blog posting & potential client follow-up.
- Relevant work experience (in legal field) and/or relevant education (e.g., paralegal studies, legal studies, legal assistant/secretary certificate, etc.) REQUIRED.
- Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Telephone Skills, Office Experience - General, PC Proficiency, Verbal Communication, Internal Communications, Dependability, Professionalism, Client Relationships;
- Bi-lingual Spanish a plus.
- Hours are Monday-Friday (12:30pm-7:30pm) & Saturdays (2:00pm-7:00pm).
- Benefits: * Paid Sick Leave & Vacation time, with increases upon anniversary dates. * Paid medical insurance. * Retirement account contribution after 3 years of service. * Performance bonuses available.
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