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Legal Assistant (Family Law Unit)

Description: 

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY (LASROC) is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant.  This position supports the Family Law Unit.

Responsibilities include client interaction, calendaring, drafting and filing of correspondence, pleadings, documents and forms, monitoring of cases and court appearances, case organization, assist with hearing and trial preparation, coordinate document signings with clients, and provide additional administrative and case support as needed. 

 

Requirements: 

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or High School Diploma with equivalent experience
  • Notary Public License preferred; if not currently licensed, the selected candidate must be able to sit for and pass the notary exam within the first six months of employment
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Respectful and empathetic consideration for clients 
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office ​Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and community partners
  • Fluent (speaking and writing) in Spanish and English preferred
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote-work environment (familiarity with technologies involved in a virtual work environment including Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc. preferred)
To Apply: 

Please send the following information to be considered:

 

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Professional References
  • Transcripts

Send the following information to: 

https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=76

 

Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614

Information

Submission Deadline: 
June 1, 2022
Organization Information: 
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester
1 West Main St.
Rochester, NY 14614
United States
Phone: (585) 232-4090