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Benefits Offered

401K, Medical

Employment Type

Full-Time

Greenwald Doherty is a growing, entrepreneurial, management-side employment law firm. We are looking for a Legal Assistant who values a congenial, collaborative culture and exciting work environment. The ideal candidate must be organized, detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

The role of a legal assistant is to support the firm’s lawyers with various tasks. For entry level Legal Assistants, these include maintaining and organizing an attorney’s calendar, meeting logistics, projects, document needs, reports, and their working space. It also includes supporting internal and external communication for scheduling and maintaining updated information on clients.

Intermediate level work includes conducting legal research and drafting documents. Paralegals will typically prepare documents and filings needed for hearings and trials.

Role in Detail:

  • General organization of attorneys
    • Calendar Management:
      • Maintain the attorney’s calendar
      • Schedule/coordinate call and meeting times for attorney and relevant parties such as:
      • Prospective clients
      • Anticipate need for “Deep Work” time to be calendared and protected
      • Current clients
      • Vendors/other relationships
      • Business Development
      • Internal team meetings
      • Meeting Management Support:
      • Meeting logistics for offsite meetings
      • Documents needed
      • Technical needs
      • Location Reservation
      • Meeting logistics for onsite meetings (conference room, dial ins, documents needed, etc)
        • Project Management
          • Track and support completion of daily and weekly projects
          • Track and support completion of IHC client work
          • Propose new projects for IHC clients
        • Reports:
          • Flat fee project status report
          • IHC work status report
        • Office Management
          • Ensure attorney’s office is properly set up and stocked:
            • Equipment is available and working (computer, phone, etc)
            • Supplies stocked
            • Paperwork orderly or filed away
            • Surfaces wiped down/dusted
  • Communication:
    • Internal: Provide daily action item list for attorney with clearly identified priorities
    • External:
      • Assist in follow up with clients (write follow up emails, schedule next steps, etc)
      • Maintain client information as accurately as possible (update states they’re in, number of employees, opened new office, etc)
  • Document Management:
    • Proofread documents:
      • Basic grammar
      • Spelling errors
      • Ensure correct client name & information
    • Formatting:
      • Ensure format is standard firm format
      • Create/Insert table of contents for Handbook documents
    • Copy, print, and compile all documents needed for meetings (internal and external), trainings, etc
  • Organize client training
    • Put together training materials
    • Have them printed
    • Coordinate with onsite location for A/V and other needs

About Greenwald Doherty LLP:

At Greenwald Doherty, we specialize in providing individualized client-­focused counsel for employers’ human resources-related legal needs. Fueled by our depth of knowledge, experience, and fervent dedication to our clients, our action-­oriented approach to employment law makes us a forceful protector of employers’ rights.

From employment compliance consulting to litigation representation to human resources professional development, Greenwald Doherty provides an extensive range of legal services designed to keep employers safe and secure.

Greenwald Doherty LLP is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We're dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Posted date: 10 days ago

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