Legal Assistant

Posted by Verrastro & Todoro,
Buffalo, NY
September 18, 2023

Job Details

About us

Verrastro & Todoro, LLP is a small law firm which represents people injured, as a result of someone else’s negligence, in Buffalo, NY 14201. We are inclusive, customer-centric, professional and our goal is to provide quality legal representation while maintaining a personal connection with our clients. .

Our work environment includes:

  • Modern office setting
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed atmosphere


Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney. Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports. Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress. Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review. Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Considerable ability to recognize importance of and maintain confidentiality of client information.
Ability to represent firm in a professional and business-like manner at all times.
Considerable knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures.
Ability to accept responsibility and authority.
Outstanding organizational skills.
Considerable ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Considerable ability to work under pressure with interruptions and deadlines.
Some knowledge of MAC computer systems.


Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certification with experience in the area of personal injury litigation.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Travel reimbursement

Schedule: / 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
We operate in compliance with all current County/State mandates.

Education: / Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Paralegal: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Litigation: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Personal Injury Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Paralegal Certificate / Degree (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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