Current Openings

Executive Assistant

Job Summary

Fast paced law firm in Schenectady with a focus in real estate, corporate and elder law, taxation, trusts, and estates seeking administrative assistant for a full-time position to support one partner of the firm. Strong experience with real estate and/or corporate work at a law firm necessary. Must be proactive, mature, and professional with excellent follow up skills and attention to detail. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word needed. Willing to train the right candidate

To be considered for this role please submit a cover letter with your resume. We offer a great team, benefits, and perks.

Job Type

Full-time

Experience

  • administrative assistant: 3 years (Required)

Benefits offered

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Child Care benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Others
Estate Administrator / Paralegal

Job Summary

Fast paced law firm in Schenectady with a focus in trusts and estates seeking estate administrator for a full-time position supporting a team of attorneys. Great team, benefits, and perks.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing all court documents necessary in probate and accounting work; facility with HotDocs software
  • Supporting executors and trustees in their fiduciary roles, from asset gathering and valuation through distribution
  • Maintaining estate checking accounts
  • Communicating with clients, beneficiaries, attorneys, accountants, appraisers, real estate brokers, etc.
  • Preparing related tax returns using LaCerte software: Estate Tax, Fiduciary Income Tax, Personal Income Tax
  • Preparing deeds and related forms
  • Preparing Accountings

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
    3-5 years of progressive estate administration experience in a law firm or trust department environment
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with TABS preferable but not necessary
  • Experience with electronic filing desired
  • Must be able to manage time and multiple priorities to ensure work is completed within strict deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative team player
  • Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving capabilities
  • Tax knowledge a plus

To be considered for this role please submit a cover letter with salary requirements. Applications without this will not be considered.

Job Type

Full-time

Experience

  • estate administration: 3 years (Preferred)

Education

  • Associate (Required)
Real Estate Paralegal

Job Summary

Fast paced law firm in Schenectady with a focus in real estate, corporate and elder law, taxation, trusts, and estates seeking real estate paralegal or legal assistant for a full-time position supporting a team of attorneys. Great team, benefits, and perks.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting of real estate correspondence
  • Tracking, monitoring, and calendaring all relevant dates
  • Preparation of deeds and supporting documents
  • Preparation of statements of sale
  • Online title research at various registries of deeds websites
  • Drafting preliminary title documents and amending them
  • Assisting with disbursements, reviewing, recording and filing of closing documents
  • Maintaining files on an ongoing basis
  • General administrative duties dictated by attorneys’ needs
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
    3 years of paralegal or legal assistant experience with a focus on real estate transactions
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
  • Experience with TABS preferable but not necessary
  • Excellent follow up skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive, mature, and professional
  • Willing to train the right candidate

To be considered for this role please submit a cover letter with your resume.

Job Type

Full-time

Experience

  • real estate paralegal: 1 year (Required)

Work Authorization

  • United States (Required)