Receptionist/Paralegal - New York

Compensation

: $58,215.00 - $90,790.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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Hiller, PC is a growing boutique-sized law firm in search of a Receptionist/Paralegal. We are a private law firm located in Midtown Manhattan, performing public interest work. Our areas of practice include business and commercial litigation, business and corporate law and transactions, cannabis law, disability insurance law (representing policyholders only), and land use, zoning, and preservation matters (representing community groups, activists, and preservationists who oppose out-of-control real estate development). You can find out more about our work at:


The person who fills this position will provide administrative support by, among other things: greeting clients, answering phones, and providing assistance to our office manager as needed.


In addition, this person will be providing paralegal support to our senior paralegals and attorneys by preparing legal documents such as affidavits and correspondence, performing fact and legal research, effectuating service of process of legal documents, filing legal documents with the court, assembling exhibits for motions and other legal documents, preparing attorneys for court appearances, maintaining the firm''s calendar, and organizing and maintaining client files.


The Receptionist/Paralegal must:

  • Be organized.
  • Be able to multi-task.
  • Be able to greet clients and guests (on the telephone and in person) in a professional manner.
  • Have excellent writing skills.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with clients and attorneys.
  • Be computer literate; be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Be a team player.
  • Be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


Education/Qualifications/Skills:

BA/BS in any field (but majors in English, Public Administration, Pre-Law or Legal Studies, Criminal Justice, or Political Science are a plus); recent college graduate is a plus

3.6 GPA or higher

Office administration experience is preferred.

An interest in law is required (We will train entry-level paralegals while they perform their receptionist responsibilities).


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour (depending on prior experience); medical/dental/vision benefits; 401(k) after 1 year of employment.


Please DO NOT CALL the firm, communicate through email only.


Resumes and cover letters ARE REQUIRED. Email all materials to ...@hillerpc.com. Applications WILL NOT be accepted without submission of a cover letter.

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Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, clerk, deputy clerk, legal assistant, legal secretary, paralegal, paralegal corporate, receptionist, secretary * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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