Legal Assistant – entry level

Role: Legal Assistant

Location: New York, NY - On-site

Full-time - Entry level

Pay Rate: $20 to $25/hour ($40K to $50K)


A prominent plaintiff law firm based out of New York City with a successful practice in handling litigations in asbestos, defective drugs, and medical devices, as well as environmental torts-related issues.



Legal Document Preparation, Confidentiality, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Depositions, Interrogatories, Judicial, Legal Document Preparation, Legal Software, Organization Skills, Pleadings, Written Communication


Job Summary

This role will work out of our New York City office assisting attorney(s) by providing clerical and research support services including document preparation and review; research, and file organization.


Responsibilities And Duties

  • Speaks with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.
  • Drafts legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories, and files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures.
  • Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provide written analysis to attorneys.
  • Interviews clients and witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements.
  • Prepare, organize, store, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
  • Develops and maintains records on specific cases.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree - recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters is a plus.
  • Adept at learning and using legal software.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.