Legal Assistant (Female, Age 26) in San Francisco, NY

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Current Job

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Job TitleLegal Assistant
Salary$36,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationSan Francisco, NY
Years Experience2.5 years

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for a small legal suite and am a legal assistant for several solo practitioner attorneys. Areas of legal practice include business litigation, family law, and employment law.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I work for a small legal suite and am a legal assistant for several solo practitioner attorneys. Areas of legal practice include business litigation, family law, and employment law.

I am the office manager and legal assistant at this suite. I draft legal memoranda, file legal documents with the Court, serve legal pleadings on opposing parties, function as a liason between attorneys and clientele, and ensure everyday operations at the legal suite run smoothly.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
One week of paid vacation, Blue Cross health insurance

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I feel that my compensation is adequate.

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, I work with other attorneys on a daily basis at work. This is something that I enjoy doing b/c we are all friends and it is nice interacting with them to get things done. I also learn a lot from them as well.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Small legal suite located in a 4-story building near Union Square in San Francisco. It is a very comfortable suite, near the shopping headquarters of San Francisco. I enjoy the location, and I enjoy the comfort at work.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 2
Benefits: 6
Hours: 5
Co-Workers: 3
Supervisors: 4
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 1
The Actual Work: 7

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