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Title : Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # LJPG862632


H1: Legal Assistant/Paralegal H2: Job Description The is looking to hire a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their close-knit team. This position is 100% in-office and offers competitive pay and benefits. # Job Summary The is a small litigation firm in Washington D.C. specializing in Labor and Employment Law, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, and Criminal Law. They are seeking a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their close-knit team and provide administrative, legal research, and other support to the firm's attorneys. # Primary Duties and Responsibilities - Perform a variety of administrative tasks including greeting visitors, answering phones, copying, scanning, faxing, and processing incoming and outgoing mail. - Maintain reception and common areas. - Maintain inventory of office supplies - Conduct preliminary client intake, conflict checks and open, maintain and close client files. - Calendaring and docketing litigation deadlines. - Assist attorneys with scheduling interviews, hearings, meetings, and depositions. - Conduct legal research. - Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and other third parties at the direction of the attorneys. - Prepare various legal documents, including routine pleadings, briefs, appeals and other litigation related documents including, but not limited to, petitions, complaints, answers, interrogatories, appendices, and exhibits under attorney supervision. - Create binders and other presentation materials. - Organizing and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems in accordance with the firm's procedures and standards. - Updating the firm's website and other marketing materials. - Managing the firm's online presence. - Other duties as requested by the firm's attorneys, law clerks, and paralegals. # Education and Experience - High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred. - A certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. - A minimum of one year of law related experience. - Ideal candidate will have experience in web design or marketing. - Experience with legal research tools such as Westlaw - Experience with e-filing documents # Key Job Skills and Competencies - Positive, helpful, customer service-oriented attitude is essential. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe required. - Strong administrative and organizational skills required. - Strong proofreading skills and attention to detail. - Ability to multitask effectively, occasionally work under pressure and adapt to changing priorities and demands is essential. - Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. - The ideal candidate will be able to effectively handle sensitive and confidential information and work effectively as part of a team. # Pay and Benefits The Law Firm offers competitive pay and benefits including paid time off, health insurance (including dental and vision), 401K plan. This position is 100% in-office. The salary for this position is from $45,000 a year. Benefits: - Health, Dental and Vision insurance - Health Savings Account (HSA) - Paid time off - 401(k) Match - Metro benefits - Onsite fitness center # Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to *******@******* for consideration. The Law Firm is looking to hire a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their close-knit team. This position is 100% in-office and offers competitive pay and benefits including health insurance, paid time off, 401K plan, and more. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of law related experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe. # Job Summary The is a small litigation firm in Washington D.C. specializing in Labor and Employment Law, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, and Criminal Law. They are seeking a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their close-knit team and provide administrative, legal research, and other support to the firm's attorneys. # Primary Duties and Responsibilities - Greeting visitors and answering phones - Copying, scanning, faxing, and processing incoming and outgoing mail - Maintaining reception and common areas - Maintaining inventory of office supplies - Conducting preliminary client intake, conflict checks and open, maintain and close client files - Calendaring and docketing litigation deadlines - Assisting attorneys with scheduling interviews, hearings, meetings, and depositions - Conducting legal research - Communicating with clients, opposing counsel, and other third parties at the direction of the attorneys - Preparing various legal documents, including routine pleadings, briefs, appeals and other litigation related documents including, but not limited to, petitions, complaints, answers, interrogatories, appendices, and exhibits under attorney supervision - Creating binders and other presentation materials - Organizing and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems in accordance with the firm's procedures and standards - Updating the firm's website and other marketing materials - Managing the firm's online presence - Other duties as requested by the firm's attorneys, law clerks, High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred; Certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association
 
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