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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Company:
Shearer PC
Location:
Locust Valley, New York, United States
Posted:
April 12, 2019

Description:

Exciting job opportunity for legal assistant/paralegal to join our growing law firm located on the scenic North Shore of Long Island, in Locust Valley, New York.

Do you live on Long Island and don't want the hassle or expense of commuting to NYC? If so, then this job may be the right fit for you!

Our current paralegal is off to law school! We are sad to see her go, but it has created this amazing opportunity. We have beautiful offices in a very congenial atmosphere.

The ideal candidate for this job will possess the following:

Excellent communication skills

Excellent spelling, grammar and proofreading skills

Prompt and professional demeanor

Ability to work both on a team and independently, take initiative and carry out assignments to completion with minimal supervision

Must be comfortable communicating with clients, courts and law firms

Strong computer skills (email, word processing, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), TimeSlips (preferred but not required) and Electronic Filing (preferred but not required)

Job Description

Prepare and process Demands for Authorizations, follow up on all requests and update medical records authorization excel spreadsheets

Scan and upload medical records

Prepare legal documents under the supervision our our Senior Paralegal (she's super nice!)

Electronically file legal documents (will train)

Communicate with clients, law firms and doctors

Manage court calendar

General administrative duties (filing, scanning, data entry, answering telephone calls)

This is a real growth opportunity. Salary is commensurate with experience, but we reward our employees for loyalty and dedication.

This position will start in the next 2 - 4 weeks, so we will begin interviews in the next week or so.

Good luck!