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Lateral Opportunities

UKS is always searching for talented attorneys and staff who are interested in working in a fast-paced environment for a firm that has the privilege of serving as counsel to many of Connecticut's largest companies. To learn more about lateral opportunities, please contact our Recruitment team at




Position: Legal Secretary

Immediate opening for a legal secretary in the New Haven office of a well- established medium sized downtown Hartford law firm. This is a full time position in the office position with benefits. Strong computer and word processing skills necessary. Experience with supporting a litigation practice group a plus. 1-2 years law firm experience preferred, will consider training a candidate that has strong IT skills and a willingness to learn. Pay commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time


Position: Paralegal

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C seeks a talented Commercial Real Estate/Corporate Paralegal to join our well established commercial finance team in our Hartford office. Successful candidate must be a self-starter and proactive team player who is able to work in a fast-paced environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work in a collegial and collaborative environment. Must have commercial real estate paralegal experience.

  • In this role, the ideal candidate will:
    • Review title commitments and title exception documents
    • Review surveys and zoning matters
    • Communicate with clients
    • Prepare and reconcile closing adjustments and settlement statements
    • Assist in solving issues that arise on files
    • Prepare closing documents and organize the closing process
    • Assist with matters relating to reviewing UCC Searches
    • Preparation and UCC Filings

  • Competencies:
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong time managements skills being able to multitask and prioritize
    • Work well in a team environment
    • Proficient in MS Office

  • Experience:
    • Commercial Real Estate/Corporate Paralegal (Required)


Position: Associate Attorney

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C., a preeminent mid-sized law firm with four offices throughout Connecticut, is accepting applications for a business and transactional associate attorney with a minimum of 3-5 years of corporate/transactional experience. The position will offer significant client interaction and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Applicants must be licensed to practice in Connecticut.

The firm offers a competitive salary and benefits packages.

Job Type: Full-time




Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.