October 23, 2011

Entry-level attorney job in Long Island

We are a small but busy firm located in Valley Stream, NY. Our practice comprises of bankruptcy, divorce and family law, immigration, criminal defense and contract / commercial litigation. The hours of operation - from 9:30 to 5:30 Mondays to Fridays and on occasion, some Saturdays. Overtimes are rare. The maximum time you will be in the office is 7pm - maybe once or twice in a month. You will learn to practice law and the business of law. Since this is a small firm, you are expected to take on multiple roles - you must answer phones, type your own papers, letters, photocopy etc. You will be responsible for your own clerical work as you will not have your own secretary. You will be assisting me, a solo practitioner.

We offer excellent optional health insurance (Emblem Health) where your co-pay for office visits whether your PCP or specialist is only $20 per visit. This is also an EPO plan which means that you will not be required to get prior authorization to see a doctor.

Salary: $35,000 annually + 100% health insurance for yourself + 6 paid holidays, i.e., New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas. You will have 4 personal / sick days. Holidays will be payable only after 3 months of employment. You will also be eligible to receive bonuses depending of your performance and the firm's performance. You will be eligible to earn vacation at the rate of 1/2 day for every month of service.

Must be admitted to the NY bar and a notary public
Must be willing to learn and a fast learner
Must be willing to work for 6 weeks training period unpaid
Must be reliable - no late comers
Must be able to think quick and under pressure
Must be trustworthy
Must have a car
Must type at least 60 wpm


1 comment:

  1. Must be willing to work for 6 weeks training period unpaid