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Legal Administrative Assistant – 3-5 Yrs Experience - Insurance Defense - New York, NY

The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant with 3-5 years of experience in defense litigation to join its New York, NY office.  Casualty experience preferred.


  • Perform secretarial and clerical duties
  • Open mail for attorney and log time on time sheet as necessary
  • Enter attorney time sheets into computer on a daily basis
  • Answer telephone, giving non-legal information when possible, refer call to attorney and take messages
  • Transcribe dictation utilizing dictation system (BigHand), occasionally prepare correspondence on own initiative for approval of lawyer and prepare legal documents as required
  • Maintain files, assisting with filing or request file clerk assistance from office manager when necessary
  • Responsible for scheduling depositions and various other meetings and appointments
  • In emergency may have to deliver or collect documents for attorney at courthouse, other law offices, etc.
  • Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for attorney
  • Maintain attorney diary system
  • Perform additional duties as required


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have 3-5  years experience in the defense litigation field.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to communicate with clients and co-workers effectively and efficiently
  • Candidates must have proven track record of organization skills, possess excellent typing skills, possess a keen eye for detail, and have the ability to prioritize, multitask, and work in a team environment


Firm offers a sound future, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.


Human Resources
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin
2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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