800-403-5522 Long Island • NYC • Saratoga
Posted May 16, 2024

Job Description

Named in the 2024 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for the 13th consecutive year, recipient of the 2023 Top Workplaces by the Long Island Press, as well as the Long Island Business News Reader Rankings Best Law Firm (Overall) 2022, Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is seeking a calendar clerk with 2+ years experience to join our team and manage the calendar of the law firm.

 

Duties of the Calendar Clerk/Paralegal:

  • Detail oriented;
  • Able to handle a large work load and efficiently multitask;
  • Able to manage and keep calendars updated;
  • Scheduling appointments and monitoring attorneys calendars for both offices – Islandia and NYC;
  • Record and enter motions, orders, depositions and court dates in the office case management system;
  • Professional engagement with opposing parties and court personnel;
  • Able to work independently and within a team in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines;
  • Exceptional phone etiquette;
  • Strong working knowledge of E-Courts for both State and Federal Courts, Microsoft Outlook and Word, New York Unified Court System for Court Calendaring purposes;
  • Communicating with covering attorneys;
  • Monitoring cases for Court appearances including conferences, motion return dates, etc.;
  • Coordinating contact daily with attorneys and supervising staff for calendar related issues;
  • Follow changes in local Court rules and individual judge rules;
  • Able to perform under pressure;
  • Calendar Clerk experience;
  • The candidate should be familiar with legal terminology and documents including, but not limited to: bill of particulars, discovery motions and responses to discovery demands. You will be supporting a team of attorneys;
  • Handle incoming calls with the ability to represent the firm in a professional manner.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starting individual who thrives in a fast paced, friendly environment.

 

Qualifications

Successful applicant must be well versed in litigation, have excellent communication skills, must be organized, be able to work independently and within a team and follow directives in a fast paced environment where deadlines are critical.

 

About Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP –

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP was established in 1993 and has continually grown to a 60+ attorney, multi practice firm. Our firm seeks candidates who share our passion to provide the highest level of service and to exceed our clients’ expectations.

 

Resumes will be held confidentially.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $65,000.00 per year

 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Bereavement leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights
  • No weekends

License/Certification:

  • Paralegal Certificate (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

 

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