Legal Intake Specialist

Harris, Keenan & Goldfarb PLLC
Posted Nov 17
Full Time
New York

Position Overview : As a Legal Intake Specialist at Harris Keenan and Goldfarb, you serve as the first point of contact for clients, prospective clients, and various stakeholders seeking legal assistance or firm information. This role involves providing exceptional customer service, answering legal inquiries, and assisting in the overall functioning of the law firm's communication operations.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Professionally handle inbound hotline phone calls and, when necessary, outbound calls, addressing client inquiries, legal concerns, and appointment scheduling.
  • Assess the urgency and nature of the caller's legal issue and determine the appropriate course of action, which may include referring them to an attorney, scheduling consultations, or providing immediate assistance.
  • Answer and route incoming calls, take messages and provide basic information.
  • Collect essential information from callers, ensuring that all details are accurately recorded and kept confidential.
  • Provide basic legal information within the limits of ethical and regulatory guidelines, directing clients to relevant legal resources or professionals when necessary.
  • Collaborate with legal professionals and support staff to ensure effective client support and a seamless workflow.

Requirements :

  • Plaintiff-side personal injury law experience.
  • Prior experience in a legal call center, customer service, or a legal support role is advantageous.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Additional education or training in call centers or in customer service is a plus.

Compensation : $45,000 - $60,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Health insurance, 401(k), Health savings account, Paid time off, Referral program, Dental insurance, Vision insurance.

Harris Keenan & Goldfarb provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.