Legal Assistant
Harris Beach PLLC - Buffalo, NY

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Job Type:
Non-Attorney

Office:
Buffalo

The legal assistant will provide support to several attorneys in various practice areas such as litigation, commercial real estate and trusts and estates. This position requires a high level of motivation, flexibility, initiative and ability to follow through on numerous ongoing projects. The successful candidate must exhibit a positive attitude and a willingness to help.

Responsibilities:
  • Prepare accounts and settlement papers for both informal and formal settlement of estates and trusts
  • Track documentation and procedural developments in numerous administrative proceedings and commercial litigation
  • Assist with e-filing court documents
  • Assist with maintaining on-site litigation files
  • Prepare documents for purchase and sale agreements, zoning and development approvals
  • Prepare closing packages and statements
  • Proof documents and ensure proper recording
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of administrative or paralegal experience in a general practice law office
  • Paralegal Certificate and/or Bachelor’s degree
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred Proficiency with Microsoft Office and PACER E-filing required; experience with real estate and/or estates databases preferred
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, autonomously manage time sensitive documents and utilize exceptional organizational skills
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team oriented environment
All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@harrisbeach.com.

Harris Beach PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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