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675 Third Avenue, 27th floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-557-7900

Fax: 212-557-3080

Other branches in the area:
No but we expect to open a Newark NJ branch in early 1998.

Affiliated Agencies:

World Wide Web Page:

Email address:

Five currently most demanded jobs:
Job Title Length Client Hourly Wage

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
We specialize in paralegal and other non-attorney legal placements. We ask that you complete our application form, bringing 2 IDs (one with a photo) and clean copy of your resume for the file. You will then meet with a counselor for a 15-20 minute one-on-one interview about what you want and your qualifications. If you are entry level, or are looking specifically for data entry or legal codin

Waiting times:

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
We rate them according to their experience as Levels 1-3.

Standby policy:
No standby procedures at this time.

Payroll policies:
Time sheet pickup: N
Direct deposit: N
Free check cashing at agency's bank: Y

Medical insurance: Y
Dental insurance: Y
Paid vacation: Y
Transportation allowance:
Entertainment allowance:
Bonus (not including referral bonus):
Matching contributions:

Informing temps of their rights and responsibilities:
Everyone receives the LAC brochure about benefits and procedures. Anyone with questions, feedback or complaints is encouraged to contact one of our customer care reps.

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
We are less formal --more personal. We try hard to get to know our temp and permanent candidates and make the right matches for them. Within LAC there is a great team spirit.

Role of the temp agency:
By meeting the needs of corporations and law firms for legal assistants and other staff we offer them a way to increase their efficiency while giving qualified people good work.

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
1.Great attitude 2. Hard-working 3.Detail oriented and thorough 4. Enjoy learning new skills. 5.Professional demeanor and appearance

Advice for prospective temps:
Register with us and take advantage of our free training in various subjects! Fax us your resume and a cover letter explaining what you are looking for in a job.

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
Yes, we provide the chance to buy benefits through LAC. We also train our people in legal assistant skills and data coding making them more marketable.

Percentage of temps who found permanent work last year
(a) at client firms:
(b) in other firms:

Other comments:

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