Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C. an Albany, NY full service law firm is seeking a paralegal/legal assistant to support its Education, Labor & Employment, and Real Estate Law Departments.  The ideal candidate should be organized; have strong computer, writing, proofreading and communication skills; be detailed oriented; and have the ability to work independently and within a team environment.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Filing; opening and closing files; reviewing and distributing mail; entering attorney hours; communications with clients; digital dictations; drafting, revising and finalizing correspondences; finalizing and preparing various legal documents for submission; assisting with the preparation of RFPs; assisting with the preparation of presentation materials; preparing redlined versions of collective bargaining agreements; assisting with State Education and PERB filings;  preparing orders for PINS petitions; coordinating and preparing for closings; preparing miscellaneous residential real estate correspondences and closing documents; and communicating directly with real estate clients and other parties.

To be considered a cover letter and resume is required.

Salary determined by candidate’s qualifications and experiences.


Health, Vision, Dental, Profit Sharing with 401(K) component, Paid time off and Private Lot Parking.

Qualifications & Skills

Associates Degree/Professional Certificate

Prior Office Experience Required

High proficiency in Microsoft Word required.

50 wpm required.

Please attach your Resume with Cover Letter to the form below.

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