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Legal Assistant

Kelly Services
Woodbury, NY 11797
**Legal Assistant**

Our valued client located in Woodbury, NY is a leading litigation firm servicing the business and insurance communities for the past 35 years. They are currently seeking candidates with a minimum of 3-5 years experience as a Legal Assistant to join their dynamic team. The Legal Assistant will provide support to assigned attorneys and provide backup to other attorneys as requested. This position requires strict confidentiality. This opportunity is a direct hire with a salary of 55K, with a schedule of 9am 6pm.


+ Prepares, edits and proofreads a variety of documents (correspondence, agreements and pleadings).

+ Manages and assists complex document production (including Bates Stamping).

+ Drafts simple pleadings and correspondence.

+ Prepares court filings (make copies for filing, service copies, prepare attorney service order slip).

+ Files documents with various courts (traditional and e-filings).

+ Prepares documents for mandatory e-filing for State and Federal courts (create pdf file; convert pdf file to a searchable document; bookmark all exhibits).

+ Creates Table of Contents and Table of Authorities utilizing tables function in Word and create them with accuracy.

+ E-filing in Federal courts and Court of Appeals.

+ Prepares/finalizes discovery (propounded and/or responses).

+ Prepares shell responses to propounded discovery accurately and efficiently.

+ Communicates with court staff regarding various issues.

+ Handles outgoing and incoming mail/FedEx for assigned attorneys (calendar any related deadlines, court appearances, meetings, mediations, etc.).

+ Maintains calendars to include coordination and scheduling meetings, depositions, conference calls, send calendar invites and reminders, reserve conference rooms. Track deadlines and status of cases/matters, and update attorneys on court deadlines.

+ Prepares Trial Memorandum and calendar all appearances/deadlines.

+ Schedules local and out-of-town depositions; schedules conference rooms (in office and remotely), coordinates court reporter/videographer.

+ Coordinates Mediation dates.

+ Scans and uploads documents to NetDocs.

+ Assists with trial preparation: create trial notebooks; coordinates trial copy jobs with copy service; coordinates delivery and picks up of trial notebooks, etc. from court.

+ Creates Masters for new files (Case Information Sheet, Caption, Proof of Service, Letter to Carrier and Client, and Letter to Plaintiffs Counsel).

+ Answers telephones taking detailed messages. At request of attorneys, provide follow up and interact with clients, outside counsel and others.

+ Assists with Overflow Keep up with court/judges rules and filing procedures.

+ Other duties, as needed, to support office operations.


+ Previous law firm experience.

+ Exceptional organization skills.

+ Excellent writing and communication skills.

+ Ability to multitask and prioritize workload.

+ Teamwork oriented.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.

+ Knowledge of legal terminology and principles.

+ Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy.

+ Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

+ Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion with limited guidance.

Please email resumes to , or call Kerrie at 516-476-7765

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-19

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