Legal Assistant - Melville, NY

Job Description

Key Position Details

Fast paced, high volume New York PIP office is looking to hire a Legal Assistant. Candidate must have a Juris Doctorate degree and have passed the bar exam in New York State, awaiting admission to the New York State Bar and/or Character & Fitness Interview. Job duties include, but are not limited to drafting pleadings, motions, completing discovery, appearing at arbitration hearings and conducting examinations under oath, under the direction of an attorney and any other duties the manager may require.

Candidate must be able to write clearly and persuasively.

Familiarity with New York law a plus as is any experience. Writing sample required.

Qualifications: Filing - Lifting - PC Experience - Phone Experience - Public Contact - Standing - Word Processing

Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Salary: $63,089.65 / year


For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Credit Union

Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply

Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.

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