Legal Administrative Assistant

Neighborhood Legal Services
February 4, 2022
Buffalo, NY
Job Type


Use your office skills to help people and support a team that provides exceptional civil legal services to people in need.  NEIGHBORHOOD LEGAL SERVICES, the largest provider of civil legal services in western New York, is seeking two detail oriented and enthusiastic Legal Administrative Assistants for its Buffalo office. The Legal Administrative Assistants will support our team to ensure that those in need are served by systems that are just, equitable and responsive.

The ideal candidates would prefer working as part of a collaborative and innovative team.  Responsibilities include performing administrative tasks for the unit, proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Teams, Adobe, Excel and other technology. Assistants should be highly organized, with an ability to review, process, and organize large amounts of information.  The Assistants will also be responsible for editing, proofreading, maintaining the unit calendar, setting meetings, answering phones, providing input at unit meetings, and scheduling and participating in Trauma Informed Care Trainings for NLS staff.

A second language is preferred, but not required.

NEIGHBORHOOD LEGAL SERVICES is a unionized organization with excellent benefits and pay of up to $49,637 depending on experience.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and references to with the subject line LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT.

Applications will be accepted and processed upon receipt until the position is filled, but interested applicants are strongly urged to apply by February 28, 2022.

NEIGHBORHOOD LEGAL SERVICES is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We look forward to hearing from you!