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Legal Assistant (Temporary)

PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES ATTORNEYS AT LAW PLLC
Garden City, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Temporary
Job Description

Job Description

Phillips & Associates seeks a temporary legal assistant to join our team at the Long Island office, located at 585 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530. This position supports the firm’s efforts prosecuting civil claims alleging sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage theft.  This role will run from May 2022 to August 2022 and consist of 50 hours per week during this period. 

The Firm

Phillips & Associates has established itself as the go-to law firm in New York for victims of sexual harassment and discrimination. Most recently, Phillips & Associates was selected as one of the “10 Best Employment & Labor Law Firms” in New York” by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. Additionally, many of our attorneys have achieved “best of” status in employment law. We only represent plaintiffs, not employers or management.

Phillips & Associates is an equal opportunity employer.  We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.  Phillips & Associates encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

Primary Duties:
 You will work closely with attorneys and paralegals providing substantive and administrative support on a wide range of issues. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Front desk reception- meet and greet clients, legal professionals, collect and distribute office mail, maintain inventory of supplies and other light front office duties as needed. 
  • organizing and maintaining the office calendars with deadlines, court appearances, mediations, deposition and client appointments
  • Scheduling depositions, client appointments, meetings and mediations
  • Writing mediation statements
  • Collecting information from clients 
  • Preparing discovery requests and responses
  • Drafting legal documents
  • corresponding with clients, verbally and through written communication 
  • filing 
  • Performing a variety of routine clerical tasks.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years relevant experience 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills, with careful attention to detail
  • A collaborative and collegial approach to work, and an ability and desire to work in a team-based environment.

PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES ATTORNEYS AT LAW PLLC

Address

Garden City, NY
11530 USA

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