Legal Assistant - Direct Hire

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 21, 2023
Closes
Feb 08, 2023
Ref
JCS - 926
Function
Administrative
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
A national law firm located in metro accessible Washington, DC is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant. This is a hybrid opportunity - 3 days in the office and two days remote. Individual must be flexible to come in if one of the partners needs you.

Responsibilities:
  • Experience handling multiple attorneys with full caseloads
  • Coordinate heavy scheduling and calendaring for attorney meetings, court deadlines, depositions, etc.
  • Document production and organization a must. Organize records, documents, correspondence, and files into a manageable format
  • Provide support by drafting correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents
  • Prepare files and/or binders for hearings, depositions, meetings and trial
  • Assist with client engagement and retention, including preparation of engagement letter, conflict check, conflict waivers, and submitting information to open matters
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Articulate, organized and collaborates well with the team.
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Handles monthly billing, expense reports, and processes invoices
  • Must demonstrate a strong worth ethic and consistent schedule


  • BA/BS in related field
  • 3+ years of experience in a legal environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor with the ability to work under pressure and in a detailed, deadline-driven environment.
  • Technical proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook. Experience with Nuance and DocXTools is preferred.
  • Strong proof reading and editing skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Possess a high degree of flexibility and ability to adapt to changing needs.

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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