Legal Administrative Assistant/Legal Secretary - Trusts and Estates
Offit Kurman is looking to hire a Legal Administrative Assistant to supporttwo or more Attorneys in its Tysons Corner, VA office. The person would be supporting attorneys inthe trusts and estates group, involving both estate planning and estateadministration.Ideal candidates will possess two or more years ofsuccessful administrative support in a professional services environment,ideally as a legal administrative assistant or legal secretary. Experience supporting attorneys is a plus. Candidates must have law firmexperience and be technological proficiency (advanced Word, Excel and Outlook)with strong attention to detail and ability to turn work around in an efficientmanner with minimal errors, experience with maintaining calendars andscheduling meetings and travel, strong communication skills and ability tomanage the attorney assignment with a proactive approach balancing the needs ofall. Job Requirements: Organize and maintain filing and retrieval systems. Strong production skills with ability to produce accurate work product when transcribing tapes, formatting documents, inputting data, editing, copying, scanning and transmitting text, data and graphics. Able to manage calendars, organize and schedule external and internal meetings, teleconferences, networking events, etc. Proactive work style and analytical skills: able to read, research, review, verify and route correspondence, reports and legal documents; draft letters and documents; collect and analyze information; initiate communications; and prepare and track expense reports. Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in grammar and spelling. Excellent client service skills with proven record of building effective relationships with both internal and external clients. Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software.We are within walking distance of the Metro. We offer a collegial and professional work environment, aswell as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and401(k) matching. Offit Kurman is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are an EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.