Litigation Legal Assistant

Hiring Need: Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: Rochester, NY

Experience: 2-3 years of litigation legal assistant experience.

Expected duties include but are not limited to:

  • Drafting letters

  • Filing pleadings, motions, orders, etc.

  • Arranging for service of process

  • Scheduling depositions

  • Securing court reporters

  • Ordering medical records

  • Assisting with discovery demands and responses

  • Assisting the litigation lawyers in any way necessary

  • May also have light overflow work as needed to support the firm (filing, reception fill-in or backup, light office cleaning)

 

Skills:

  • Necessary:

    • Typing skills (60wpm or better)

    • Microsoft word knowledge

    • Phone proficiency

    • Personal relationship skills

    • Attention to detail

    • Mailing

  • Preferred:

    • Microsoft Office suite proficiency (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Dictation

    • Document drafting & preparation

    • Knowledge of filing documents with county and clerk's office

    • Knowledge of service of process and affidavits of service

    • Knowledge of E-filing for all state court & surrogate's court matters

    • Knowledge of federal court filings

 

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide:

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Paid time off

About our Firm: Pullano & Farrow promotes a high energy environment and lives up to a very simple mission – “&”.  The Ampersand in our logo is there for a reason.  It is the credo we live by.  The & demonstrates to our clients that we are a team of professionals capable of addressing all of their legal needs – Health Care Law services & Business and Corporate Law services & Wills, Trusts, and Estates Law services & Labor and Employment Law services & Litigation Law services & Real Estate Law services.  In addition, the & is a crucial part of our culture within the Firm.  The “& culture” promotes an environment where one’s title within the Firm is not as important as the contribution that person makes towards the Firm’s goal of providing excellent and efficient services to the Firm’s clients.  As a result, partners & associates & paralegals & administrative assistants & other staff members all work together towards a common goal – assisting each other to provide clients with an experience unlike their experiences with other law firms. 

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