NYC Legal Staffing Agency, is this typical/legitimate?

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NYC Legal Staffing Agency, is this typical/legitimate?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:18 pm

I responded to an ad on Craigslist for a legal assistant/paralegal position in NYC and received a call shortly after from a legal staffing agency. I was asked to bring a photocopy of my U.S. passport for tomorrow's interview. She then sent me an application packet (with W4&I9 forms) via email where I would be required to provide all of my personal information including social security number, etc.

I'm feeling a bit uncomfortable about this. I've never went through a legal staffing agency before. Is this typical/normal?

The company's name is Legal Options. Definitely not one of the big name NYC staffing firms. From the company's website, http://legaloptions.com/sub_contact.html (which I got from Google), their office appears to be located at 875 6th Ave, yet, I was directed to a different address for tomorrow's interview?

I'd love to hear your thoughts on this, especially those with experience with legal staffing agencies.

Thanks.

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Re: NYC Legal Staffing Agency, is this typical/legitimate?

Postby rad lulz » Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:19 pm

Ya dude you need to be authorized to work in the US.




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