Estate Legal Assistant

Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to assist attorneys and paralegals in the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department.

Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP is located in Riverhead. Established in 1973, we are recognized by Martindale- Hubbell as a preeminent law firm. We have 30 attorneys and 36 staff (17 of which are in the Trusts & Estates Department) working together to create a team atmosphere with low turnover. We are committed to strategic representation and considerate service of our clients and have a reputation for maintaining a personal interest in the people and communities we serve.

Job Description:

Transcribe dictated and written text of correspondence. 
Draft estate planning documents including Wills, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, and other estate planning documents.
Correspondence and telephone communications with clients.
Scheduling client meetings. 

Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years legal assistant experience working in a law firm.  If have less than 2 years experience, willing to train the right candidate.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required.  Proficiency in Adobe professional helpful.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Proven success working in a high-volume environment.
Ability to produce quality work efficiently and accurately.
Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and consistent follow-through.
Organized.
Dependable.
Critical thinking and ability to prioritize.
Professional, positive demeanor.
Empathetic and compassionate toward our clients in difficult times.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 35 hours per week.
Salary commensurate with experience.

COVID Considerations:

Must wear mask unless at personal workstation.
Must work in office (all offices and workstations socially distanced and appropriately shielded).
Extensive health & safety protocols are in place to protect our personnel, clients, and vendors.

Benefits:

Paid time off (vacation, sick time and national holidays).
Health Insurance premium contribution.
401(k).

Twomey Latham is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in a relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.