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Legal Assistant (12957)

Legal | Albany, NY | Full Time | From $32.00 to $38.00 per hour

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking a temporary Legal Assistant to work with our client in Albany, NY. In this role, you will be working in the New York State Office of the Attorney General - Environmental Protection Bureau.

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Job Duties

· Assist AAG's and Bureau staff in drafting/preparation of legal documents for state and federal litigation (e.g., legal research, formatting review and/or drafting of pleadings, discovery demands, motions, memorandum, affidavits, privilege logs, and inserting table of authorities into briefs, etc.), general correspondence and forms. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

· Handle hard copy filing (via mail) and electronic filing (via NYSCEF and CM/ECF) of litigation papers and search for case information through PACER. Requires knowledge of where to find relevant federal and state court rules.

· Coordinate process service through contracted service companies or in-house service by mail or at the Department of State’s office.

· Organize and manage litigation documents, including appendices, agency administrative records, discovery and FOIL responses.

· Use Concordance, Relativity, Adobe Acrobat 2017, Microsoft SharePoint and/or OneDrive or other electronic and hard copy document management software.

· Interface with and be the point of contact for electronic discovery coordination in EPB, working closely with the Practice Technologies Group (a division within the Information Technology Bureau).

· Read and evaluate agency referrals and legal pleadings, coordinate with client agencies and provide strategic options and responses to AAGs.

· Responsible for oversight of FOIL requests for the bureau, case data management (using NYMatters), and research as needed.

· Assist with the coordination of office workflow, staffing and system training with Bureau management, and various investigative functions such as corporation searches and judgment collection work.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

· Technical Degree or Certificate

· Must be proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel

· Excellent writing and analytical skills, strong communication and organizational skills

*Pay rate range commensurate on experience.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.

EEOC Statement

InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at