Careers at Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway: Paralegals and Legal Secretaries

Cook Yancey is committed to maximizing opportunities for individual satisfaction and attracting and retaining employees who share our values, fairness, diversity in background and interests, consideration for others, integrity and positive attitude.

Our attorneys are supported by, and have the privilege of working with the best support staff the area has to offer, which include legal assistants, secretaries, receptionists, accounting clerks, file clerks and runners. Cook Yancey’s support staff is made up of forty professionals with varied skills and backgrounds. The typical Cook Yancey support staff employee has been with the firm more than five years with several employees having twenty or more years of service. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where our employees can continue to develop and succeed both professionally and personally.

We offer development training, cutting edge technology, an expansive benefits package and competitive salaries, and most important, a work environment that is recognized as being a great place to work!

If you are interested in joining our growing team who strive to provide the utmost excellence in service to our clients, please send your resume to:

Gaye H. Garbarino
Human Resources Manager
333 Texas Street, Suite 1700
P.O. Box 22260
Shreveport, LA 71120-2260
Firm: 318.221.6277
Direct: 318.227.7815
Fax: 318.227.7850
Fax Direct: 318.227.7768
gaye.garbarino@cookyancey.com

 

Open Positions:

Legal Secretary/Assistant

Cook Yancey is seeking a Legal Secretary/Assistant to join a fast-paced team.

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in the legal field
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Thoroughness
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team-based setting with other secretaries/paralegals supporting a group of attorneys
  • Insurance defense experience is most helpful
 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Monitoring calendars
  • Preparing documents and correspondence
  • Enhancing attorneys’ effectiveness by establishing and organizing files
  • Opening new matters
  • Transcribing audio files
  • E-file court filings
  • Document management and organization
  • Filing

Pay is commensurate with qualifications.

Interested applicants can send a resume and cover letter to gaye.garbarino@cookyancey.com


 

Application for Employment

Click here to download our Employment Application.

For benefits and more information, please contact Gaye Garbarino by e-mail , or by phone at (318) 227-7815.

Employee Testimonials

I’ve worked with some amazing attorneys in my career, but I found the perfect fit here. There is nothing like working with people of integrity; from the most senior partner to the newest support staff. The work ethic and the firm’s commitment to community involvement makes this feel like more than a job.  It’s amazing how easy it is to give your best when you know you’re a part of something you can be truly proud of.  

Angela Williams

I have been a part of Cook Yancey for 28 years. During this time I have been given great opportunities to use my potential to the fullest. Working here has taught me some wonderful lessons and helped shape me as an individual not only in the work force, but in life in general. It has been a privilege to work alongside these attorneys and support staff.  

Katherine Kavanaugh