Entry Level Legal Assistant I
Solomon and Solomon, P.C. - Albany, NY

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If you have a strong work ethic, excellent organizational and communication skills, and are capable of prioritizing tasks with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, this may be the position for you! At Solomon and Solomon, P.C. you will put your skills to work as part of a high volume legal team. The successful candidate must be able to thrive in a fast paced environment and be able to use Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook proficiently. Knowledge of Civil Procedure a plus.

As a Legal Assistant you will:

- Prepare form correspondence and pleadings for legal matters for attorney approval.
- Maintain office and court coverage calendars.
- Communicate with courts and process servers.
- Track status of cases and diary collection matters in a timely manner.
- Schedule court appearances for attorneys in assigned states.
- Maintain open communication with unit personnel regarding priorities and workflow status.
- Protect confidential information by preventing unauthorized release, both verbal and written.
- Other duties as assigned.

This is a position with potential for growth. Training will be provided. You must have the ability to use Microsoft Word and type at least 40wpm.

Are you the right person?

Well, ask yourself, am I:

Happiest when I'm busy?
Really good at remembering the next step in a process and following-up?
Comfortable working on several files at once and going home with things still "in progress"?
If you answered yes to these questions, then, the answer could be yes!

We are looking for someone who has:

High School Diploma or equivalent and three to five years experience showing progressive level of responsibility in an office environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated leadership ability.

Excellent communication skills; oral, written and auditory.

Ability to handle a high volume of cases.

Exceptional attention to detail with proofreading and quality assurance ability.

Above average analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent computer skills, including ability to use MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to type using a keyboard at a minimum of 40 wpm.

Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize, maintain attention to detail, and recognize time constraints.

Good initiative and self-management skills.
High level of accuracy.

Understanding of the legal process and court requirements in the states in which Solomon and Solomon, P.C. practices law.

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, and life insurance. Additionally we offer all full time employees health insurance and 401K. We are on the busline.

Successful candidates must pass a drug test and criminal background investigation prior to start of employment.

Solomon and Solomon, P.C. is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer and operates a Drug Free Workplace.

To be considered you must complete an online application: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=4381581

We do not review or retain resumes that aren't accompanied by an application so Apply Online today!!