Legal Assistant

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Legal Assistant

Location – Albany,, NY
Pay Range - $19/hour

 

We are currently seeking entry level Legal Assistants/Paralegals for several of our downtown Albany clients. These are temporary positions, but may yield full-time hours for a long-term assignment. Schedules are expected to be within a Monday through Friday work week, 8am to 5pm with some variation possible.

Position Description:

  • Assist client with reading through and ensuring that private and confidential information is redacted
  • Gather and track legal documents and files
  • Handle legal research and writing requests
  • Utilize online legal research tools
  • Assist with preparation of affidavits and other legal documents
  • Draft and track settlement agreements

 Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a paralegal/legal assistant
  • Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies or equivalent work experience
  • Good listening skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Great written communication skills
  • Previous experience with dictation/dictaphone
  • Demonstrated strengths using MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle a varied workflow and stay on task
  • Team member mentality

 Are you the right fit?

Our ideal candidates are the type of people that want to get up for work every day, not sit around like a couch potato. The best candidates for AccuStaff are the ones who look at a glass half full, and are able to take advantage of each opportunity to show how they can contribute.  Do we control every opportunity?  Certainly not, but like our clients, we search for motivated people who want to succeed.

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