Find An Opportunity With KRG

Browse open roles and apply now.

Search Jobs

Legal Assistant

Rochester, NY 14602

Posted: 08/24/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Legal Job Number: 6958 Pay Rate: Up to $54k DOE

Job Description

Open to candidates seeking 100% in-office or hybrid-remote schedule
Flexible hours offered!

A well-known WNY law firm seeks an experienced Legal Assistant to join the Trust & Estates department in their Rochester office.

This position supports a team of Trust & Estates attorneys with administrative tasks including document preparation, scheduling, file maintenance, and client interaction.

Day-to-day duties:
  • Preparing various estate planning documents including Wills, Power of Attorney, Living wills, Health Care Proxies, and Trust Agreements
  • Assisting with the Probate process as necessary
  • Supporting tax work by maintaining client documents and communicating required information with clients
  • Reviewing attorney calendars and scheduling meetings

Our client is looking for an effective multitasker with strong organizational and time management skills. Must have exceptional customer service skills, the ability to anticipate needs and follow-through, and a professional demeanor.

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of administrative experience, preferably in the legal field
  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Trust & Estates experience a plus, but not required
  • Knowledge of legal terminology, forms and documents, practices and procedures
  • Excellent computer skills: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and accurate typing skills
  • High attention to detail and strong proofreading skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn

Key Resource Group, LLC considers applicants for all positions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, citizenship, veteran status, gender expression and/or identity, or any other class protected by federal, state, or local laws. Key Resource Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Meet Your Recruiter

Leigha Barratt
Staffing Manager

Leigha joins the KRG Staffing Team with nearly ten years of experience working in the WNY legal arena as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant and Court Clerk. She also holds an A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies. Leigha’s hands-on experience in local law firms and our Courts System gives her a unique perspective when it comes to legal staffing. Simply put, Leigha can talk the talk and walk the walk.

Leigha excels when it comes to communication, efficiency and organization. She knows exactly how a law office (or any office for that matter) operates and understands that any business is only as good as their support staff so she understands what she’s looking for when searching for top talent.

When she isn’t busy searching for the perfect Candidates, Leigha is at the softball or baseball diamonds with her three beautiful kids! She also loves cooking and hosting parties for her family and friends. And the best part about Leigha? She is funny! The KRG staff enjoys her down-to-earth, honest approach to life; her one-liners keep us chuckling throughout our workday and boy are we grateful she’s on our Team!

Apply Now

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.