Legal Assistant

Adams Leclair is a litigation law firm that is dedicated to providing personalized and attentive service, with unwavering dedication to achieving client goals. Come join our office in Rochester, NY and join a team of professionals, all working together to grow and serve our clients.

Responsibilities for the Legal Assistant (Litigation)

  • Provide secretarial assistance to attorneys and paralegals in all aspects of litigation practice. 
  • Create, edit, and proofread documents in Word, Excel and other applications as directed.
  • Ensure proper setup and handling of client files.
  • Assist with all aspects of court submissions, including knowledge and application of various court requirements.
  • Assembly of documents, mailing, service, and submission of court filings (both hard copy and e-filing)
  • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate.
  • Manage multiple calendars and schedule depositions, hearings, and meetings.
  • Manage client costs/vendor invoices related to the matter.
  • This position is in-person in Rochester, New York.

Required experience and qualifications for the Legal Assistant (Litigation)

  • 5+ years’ experience as a legal assistant, litigation experience is preferred.
  • Able to work as a team with attorneys and other colleagues.
  • Thorough knowledge of New York State and Federal Court systems and processes.
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail and superior organization skills, grammar, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, plan and organize projects, implement individual tasks, and complete assignments with minimal direction. 
  • Demonstrates initiative in supporting attorneys, paralegals, and clients.
  • Sound judgment and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of document management software.
  • Knowledge of standard legal file organization practices.
  • Able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate a courteous and professional demeanor.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel.


A bachelor’s degree or A.A.S. degree is preferred.  

Work Environment

Collegial, professional environment.  We promote a collaborative work environment and are dedicated to our clients as well as serving the community.

Work Hours

Primary work hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:15pm, with a 45-minute lunch break, full-time position at 37.5 hours per week


Competitive compensation, employer contribution 401(k), paid holidays, vacation and sick time, parking, and a comprehensive benefits package


Salary range is $50,000 – $60,000 commensurate with experience

Resumes may be sent to


Adams Leclair LLP continues to provide all employees and applicants an equal employment opportunity in the manner required by law in all aspects of employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by local, state or federal law. We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact those candidates who are under consideration.

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