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Title : Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # AQBO862108


Paid time off Vision insurance Paralegal / Legal Assistant at Law Firm Law firm is seeking a full-time (37.5 hours/per week) litigation paralegal/legal assistant with a minimum of three years experience in family law and/or probate litigation. The ideal candidate will be a polished and personable professional with strong organizational skills who can multi-task and prioritize, work independently, problem solve and communicate effectively with team members and clients. Job Description: * Start and manage client files following firm's procedures with supervision from intake through trial preparation and trial. * Responsible for case file maintenance; collecting and organizing documentation from clients, parties, and entities, etc. * Communicate effectively with clients, courts, expert witnesses and opposing counsel and be responsible for court deadlines. * File, organize and manage all client and legal documentation; information must be easily accessible to any member of the team at any time. * Maintain confidential client and firm information in accordance with firm policies. * Additional legal and administrative duties as needed. Requirements: * 3-5 years experience as a litigation paralegal or legal assistant. * Able to manage detailed client intake. * Self-sufficient in locating and distilling information while asking proactive questions of attorney team members. * Strategic decision maker; able to produce high quality work under tight timelines. * Strong organizational skills with ability to track and monitor deadlines. * Operates with a high degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail. * Graceful and effective under pressure in demanding environments. * Proven ability to establish professional relationships with colleagues and external clients. * Support the firm's values in working as part of a team to deliver high quality service. * Excellent command of the English language in a written and verbal capacity. * Able to learn quickly and adapt to firm's procedures and policies. * Responds well to constructive feedback and able to learn quickly. * Strong MS office skills and able to learn new software quickly and independently. Salary and Benefits: * $60,000 to $70,000/DOE including comprehensive benefits. * Full-time work is defined as 37.5 hours per week. * 401(k) * Health insurance * Paid time off * Vision insurance Job Summary: Law firm is seeking a full-time Paralegal / Legal Assistant with a minimum of three years experience in family law and/or probate litigation. The ideal candidate will be a polished and personable professional with strong organizational skills who can multi-task and prioritize, work independently, problem solve and communicate effectively with team members and clients. The salary range is $60,000 to $70,000/DOE including comprehensive benefits. Full-time work is defined as 37.5 hours per week. Job Responsibilities: * Start and manage client files following firm's procedures with supervision from intake through trial preparation and trial. * Responsible for case file maintenance; collecting and organizing documentation from clients, parties, and entities, etc. * Communicate effectively with clients, courts, expert witnesses and opposing counsel and be responsible for court deadlines. * File, organize and manage all client and legal documentation; information must be easily accessible to any member of the team at any time. * Maintain confidential client and firm information in accordance with firm policies. * Additional legal and administrative duties as needed. Qualifications: * 3-5 years experience as a litigation paralegal or legal assistant. * Able to manage detailed client intake. * Self-sufficient in locating and distilling information while asking proactive questions of attorney team members. * Strategic decision maker; able to produce high quality work under tight timelines. * Strong organizational skills with ability to track and monitor deadlines. * Operates with a high degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail. * Graceful and effective under pressure in demanding environments. * Proven ability to establish professional relationships with colleagues and external clients. * Support the firm's values in working as part of a team to deliver high quality service. * Excellent command of the English language in a written and verbal capacity. * Able to learn quickly and adapt to firm's procedures and policies. * Responds well to constructive feedback and able to learn quickly. * Strong MS office skills and able to learn new software quickly and independently. Compensation: * $60,000 to $70,000/DOE including comprehensive benefits. Full-time work is defined as 37.5 hours per week. * 401(k) * Health insurance * Paid time off * Vision insurance Location: Everett, WA 98201: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Application: Please send your detailed cover letter and resume in PDF format. Please note, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. H1: Paralegal / Legal Assistant Job at Law Firm H2: Job Description Law firm is seeking a full-time (37.5 hours/per week) litigation paralegal/legal assistant 3-5 years' experience as a litigation paralegal or legal assistant
 
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