As our success depends on the success of our clients, it also depends on the success of our lawyers and administrative staff. Voted one of Long Island’s Top Workplaces, we at Certilman Balin pride ourselves as a competitive, yet collegial law firm. With a primary focus on the delivery of professional legal services and responsive service, we also strive to make our surrounding community a better place. If you want to make an impact on the legal landscape on Long Island, we welcome having a conversation with you.

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Open Positions

Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP is seeking a full time Legal Secretary/Paralegal to support its Banking/Commercial Lending practice group in East Meadow, NY.


  • Prepare and format documents, including mail merges.
  • Open and maintain client files.
  • Proofread documents for accuracy.
  • Provide additional administrative support including but not limited to answering telephones, making copies, scheduling meetings, and entering data into the billing system.


  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Able to meet deadlines, multi-task and available to work occasional overtime.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills with the ability to effectively interact via telephone, e-mail and in person with clients, attorneys, title companies, insurance companies, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • 1+ years legal secretarial/paralegal or office experience.
  • General real estate or commercial lending experience is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits:

Benefits offered include medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as 401(k)/profit sharing plan.

The hourly rate for this position is $31 per hour.

How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to


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