Legal Assistant - Workers' Compensation

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a Workers' Compensation Legal Assistant in its Rochester office. 

Job Description:
  • The ability to type approximately 65 – 75 words per minute.
  • Types general correspondence, memoranda and complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group.
  • Transcribes dictation tapes (letters, memos of law, motions and briefs).
  • Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
  • Prepares check requests for processing with appropriate backup and timely submission to accounting for payment.
  • Types and coordinates expense reports.
  • Enters and edits attorney’s time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required.
  • Maintains attorney(s’) appointment calendar.
  • Coordinates all client related travel.
  • Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Prepares and updates attorney case lists.
  • Receive, open, prioritize and distribute incoming mail.
  • Prepare materials for distribution via U.S. mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies.
  • Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm.
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ideal candidate should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term asset within the organization. 
  • Two-plus years of legal work
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent typing skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Team work oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
Please send inquiries (with resume and salary history) to:

 Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm nearly 350 lawyers strong. Our 20-office footprint reaches from Los Angeles to London, with teams based in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, St. Louis, and other major business and economic centers across 10 states. We are proud to be among the Fortune 100 Best Medium Workplaces in the United States and to earn, across our office footprint, continual placement in regional and statewide rankings of the best places to work. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team.