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BROOKLYN DEFENDER SERVICES FAMILY DEFENSE PRACTICE, SEEKS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

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Brooklyn Defender Services | Brooklyn, NY
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Brooklyn Defender Services


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BDS provides innovative, multi-disciplinary, and client-centered criminal, family, and immigration defense, as well as civil legal services, social work support and advocacy, to tens of thousands of clients in Brooklyn every year. BDS represents clients who have diverse, complex and multi-faceted needs in a high volume and very fast-paced setting.


The Family Defense Practice represents indigent parents accused of abusing and neglecting their children in King County Family Court. Our cases involve families struggling with homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness. Interdisciplinary teams of attorneys and social workers with the support of our Administrative team advocate for clients’ due process rights in family court and help low income families outside of court get the benefits and services they need to stay together.


Brooklyn Defender Services seeks a highly motivated and energetic administrative assistant who will work out of our Courthouse office. We seek an assistant who works well with colleagues and clients, can multi-task and is comfortable in a very fast-paced environment. This position will be part of the administrative team and will report to the FDP Office Manager.


Job Description: The administrative assistant will provide a wide range of support to attorneys, including:

·        Maintaining and calendaring attorney, social work and support staff intake, block and scheduled time off

·        Conducting conflict checks and entering data into Case Management System

·        Pulling and saving orders from NYS court system database

·        Providing back up support to the Receptionist

·        Assisting with case transfer process including file distribution and client letters

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have excellent computer, administrative, and organizational skills, including strong knowledge of Word, Outlook, and Excel. Candidates should also have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work as part of a team. Prior office experience, preferably in a law office, is preferred.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

Minimum Education Preferred: Associates Degree 

BDS provides innovative, multi-disciplinary, and client-centered criminal, family, and immigration defense, as well as civil legal services, social work support and advocacy, to tens of thousands of clients in Brooklyn every year. BDS…

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Please send a resume and cover letter to jobsfdpadmin@bds.org and include Administrative Assistant on the Subject Line

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobsfdpadmin@bds.org and include Administrative Assistant on the Subject Line

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Brooklyn, NY

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