JOB FUNCTION: Administrative Support

COMPENSATION: $20/hr - $30/hr
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Mar 6, 2018

Our client is an award winning architecture firm. This firm works with high-end clientele and pride themselves on their long-standing relationships with their clients by providing impeccable level of service – when you walk down the streets of New York you are bound to see some of their amazing projects. They are seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant / Paralegal on a contract basis to support their General Counsel. 

Salary/Hourly Rate:
 $20 – $30ph

Position Overview: 
This Legal Administrative Assistant will be directly supporting the General Counsel. The Legal Administrative Assistant / Paralegal will be supporting the day-to-day function, with particular focus on superb client service, developing industry knowledge and creating a seamless work environment for the practice. A heavy focus will be on red lining.  This opportunity is perfect for an ambitious, hardworking candidate who is looking to learn from the best.

Responsibilities of the
Legal Administrative Assistant / Paralegal:

  • Answer phones, organize multi-party, multi-location conference calls, place and direct calls to and from important clients, with the ability to communicate clearly and with discretion when needed
  • Manage the General Counsels calendars and scheduling, including travel arrangements and reservations
  • Communicate with clients, potential clients and partners on behalf of the Partners’, via phone, email and additional web-based platforms
  • Contact and database management, including maintaining current client information, sending invitations on social media, client and prospect research
  • Data entry and management, specifically maintaining spreadsheets, timelines, calendars, attorney billing entries, and web-based applications required for internal or client work
  • Draft documents from templates, including correspondence, proposals, contracts and client documents

Qualifications for the Legal Administrative Assistant / Paralegal:

  • 3+years of experience of paralegal / administrative experience in a legal setting
  • Extensive experience with Red Lining
  • Experience working at either a law firm or working closely with lawyers
  • High level of comfort working with Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint)
  • Ability to multi-task in an often fast-paced environment
  • Open minded team player with positive attitude

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

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