Legal Assistant

Albuquerque, NM 87101

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Legal Job Number: 7236 Compensation: $47,500

Job Description

We are assisting a well-respected medical malpractice and personal injury law firm in their search for a Legal Assistant. The Legal Assistant will assist 2-3 attorneys in all aspects of medical malpractice cases. This is a great opportunity to join a well respected firm that has been representing New Mexicans for the last 40 years.



  • $47,500 salary plus overtime 

  • Health insurance, employer paid premiums for employee and dependents

  • 401(k), 3% employee contribution

  • - Paid holidays 

  • 15 days PTO (120 hours) per year upon hire


  • Answer phones, greet clients, and file documents

  • Schedule and calendar meetings, book conference rooms

  • Draft pleadings and serve documents to opposing counsel

  • Communicate with clients regularly 

  • Maintain electronic case files daily

  • Some personal assistant duties for lead attorney

  • Travel required for out of town trials, up to 2 weeks at a time, 1 or 2 out of town trials per year expected, paid travel expenses

Desired Profile:

  • Previous administrative experience, preferably in a law office

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

  • Proficient with Microsoft applications and Adobe DC

  • Comfortable using a computer, email, scanner, etc. 

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation


  • Albuquerque, New Mexico


  • Monday -Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

  • Some evenings and weekends

  • Longer hours during trials when necessary 

Employment type:

  • Direct hire

Meet Your Recruiter

Gabby Avila

Gabby Avila is originally from El Paso, Texas but has spent most of her life in Albuquerque, New Mexico. While exercising her passion for the arts of culinary, she ran her own restaurant while attending Bellevue University for her BA in Business Management. She has an admirable background in sales, customer service, and administration, making her an excellent addition to the team.

Gabby primarily focuses on staffing and recruiting for our Temp and Temp-to-Hire Division. She finds connecting individuals with the right opportunities that utilize their abilities to be most fulfilling.

When not uniting New Mexico’s talent with top-notch employers, Gabby spends her spare time with her family and fur babies. She loves the outdoors all year round, enjoying nature’s beauty with her fiancé, camping, off-roading, and white-water rafting. 

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