Job Summary

Fast paced law firm in Albany, NY seeking receptionist/administrative assistant for a full-time position supporting a team of attorneys and paralegals focusing in the areas of adoption, surrogacy, estate planning, divorce, family, and intimate partner law. We offer competitive compensation/benefits including, but not limited to, paid vacation, paid new parent and bereavement leave, 401K plan (with employer match and profit sharing) and medical/dental insurance, and the opportunity to be part of a great team. Anticipated start date of March 1, 2020 or sooner. Starting salary: $17.50/hour (with a 6-month probationary period).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Candidate will be the first point of contact for our Firm. The Candidate will welcome clients and other visitors to the Firm. The Candidate will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls. The Candidate will also offer administrative support across the Firm to attorneys and paralegals, including processing payments, ordering supplies, coordinating vendor services, making travel accommodations, renewing memberships, coordinating internal and external events/meetings, opening and closing client files and scheduling client appointments. This individual should be highly motivated, detail-oriented and project a positive attitude. Candidates will possess excellent organizational, verbal communication and time management skills.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Pleasant personality, as this is a customer service role
  • Skilled at multitasking, stress management, and flexibility
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Excellent follow up skills, attention to detail, calendar, and time management
  • Proactive, mature, and professional
  • Positive attitude

To be considered for this role please submit a cover letter and resume to Lorraine R. Silverman, Esq. at LSilverman@theCDSLawFirm.com.