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Legal Staff Assistant

Wilson Elser's White Plains office currently seeks a Legal Staff Assistant.

This is an excellent opportunity for recent college graduates who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and are included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
  • Must have a bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of work experience in a law firm preferred
  • Familiarity with litigation process, and rules of NY State and Federal court preferred
  • Experience with databases and data entry
  • Must be able to think analytically, take direction well, and work independently
  • Extremely detail-oriented and able to prioritize a heavy workload and work with court deadlines and schedules
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Must be well organized, a self-starter with good communications skills
Responsibilities
  • Scheduling depositions, meetings, conferences, and travel arrangements
  • Document management, including filing, indexing and drafting of simple correspondence.
  • Maintenance of document logs, trial notebook indexes, and document organization 
  • Manage and update data using Excel spreadsheets
  • Communicate with outside vendors (including and not limited to Court Reporter Services, Plaintiffs and co-defendant offices, translators etc.).
  • Monitor and interpret court rules
  • Create and provide docket reports to attorneys/staff
  • Maintain and update office-wide calendar docket database
  • Any other administrative tasks assigned
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans
Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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