Legal Assistant, Real Estate, Buffalo, NY

August 1, 2022

The Buffalo office of Lippes Mathias LLP is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will support the team in all aspects of the office and the Firm.
Responsibilities will include:

• Prepare memoranda for opening new matters
• Assist in the formatting/drafting of legal documents
• Maintain attorneys’ calendars
• Create and maintain schedules for client meetings
• Maintain time entry for attorneys’ billable hours
• Create/maintain electronic directories
• Prepare and send out transmittal letters
• Make travel arrangements
• Prepare and submit expense reports
• Save, print, scan, and file all transmittal documents on each file
• Perform general office duties as required
Our ideal Legal Assistant will have:
• At least 1 year of experience in a law firm environment
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
• Working knowledge of ProLaw or similar document management systems
• Experience with editing, revising, and drafting legal documents
• Exemplary organizational skills and keen attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Accurate typing speed of 65+ wpm
• Ability to multitask and to complete projects with little direction
• Ability to use discretion and handle confidential information
• Ability to meet deadlines and produce high quality work products

Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with over 135 attorneys and 225 total employees located in 10 offices (Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City, Long Island, San Antonio, and Burlington, Ontario). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff, paralegals and attorneys to meet the expectations of our clients. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude of serving our clients’ needs. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.

Please submit your resume to careers@lippes.com

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