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Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is seeking applicants for the position of Legal Secretary in our Albany office. Prior office experience and Spanish language skills are preferable.

PLS is a non-profit statewide organization that provides free civil legal services to people incarcerated in New York State prisons. We have regional offices in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca and Plattsburgh.

 This position requires extremely strong computer and case management system skills, as well as legal secretary and organizational skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook is required, as is the ability to learn new computer programs. This position also calls for flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients, agencies and vendors. Our legal secretary handles information of a confidential and time sensitive nature. 

Responsibilities:

Perform a wide range of duties including, but not limited to:

-         Answer phone calls, receive and screen visitors 

-         Process intake and data entry

-         Compose correspondence of a routine nature for attorneys 

-         Establish and maintain record keeping and filing systems for office

-         Prepare disbursements, billing, expense vouchers and maintain financial expense records

-         Follow up with prison staff on record requests

-         Make travel and meeting arrangements

-         General office administration


Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is seeking applicants for the position of Legal Secretary in our Albany office. Prior office experience and Spanish language skills are preferable.

PLS is a non-profit statewide organization that…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 15, 2021

Benefits

Salary and Benefits & EEO Policy:

Salary is commensurate with experience. PLS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

 


Salary and Benefits & EEO Policy:

Salary is commensurate with experience. PLS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, short and long-term…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language skills are preferable. 


Spanish language skills are preferable. 


Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Albany, NY
Associated Location
Albany, NY

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) references by mail or email to: Patricia Kane, Prisoners’ Legal Services of NY, 41 State St., Suite M112, Albany, NY 12207 or to pkane@plsny.org. No phone calls please. Due to the volume of applications expected, PLS cannot respond to each one. The position will remain open until filled.


Please submit your cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) references by mail or email to: Patricia Kane, Prisoners’ Legal Services of NY, 41 State St., Suite M112, Albany, NY 12207 or to…

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