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Paralegal/Legal Assistant (13050)

Legal | Albany, NY | Contract | From $38.00 to $44.00 per hour

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to work with our client in Albany, NY. In this role, you will be working in the Office of Cannabis Management office.

Apply today and we’ll reach out to answer any questions you may have!

Job Duties

· Reporting to an attorney, the incumbent of this position will work in close association with Office of General Counsel (OGC) attorneys, FOIL requestors, respondents, court reporters, and other administrative staff, performing a variety of paralegal activities for OGC

· Support OGC staff in analyzing and distributing FOIL requests received by the agency.

· Responsibilities may include assigning out FOIL requests to specified units; maintaining databases and case tracking systems; compiling and organizing files and records; preparing and assisting in the preparation of legal documents; conducting research; preparing subpoenas and correspondence.

· Prepare correspondence and all relevant materials for legal matters.

· Organize case files and maintain tracking of requests.

· Conduct research, analyze materials, and present both verbal and written comments on findings.

· Prepare and maintain files and calendars, record and monitor the status of dockets, deadlines, and determinations.

· Perform other duties as assigned by Deputy and Associate Counsels.

Minimum Qualifications

· Must have knowledge of basic legal processes; legal terminology and legal forms; legal research techniques; ability to read, understand and interpret laws, legal documents and other written material.

· Legal Assistants must possess a minimum of an Associates Degree (AS) in legal assistance or an AS and a Legal Assistant Certificate. (Preferred)

· Ability to adapt

· Attention to detail

· Proficient with MS Word and Excel

*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 https://www.ingenesis.com/careers/site-accommodations.