Legal Practice Assistant

Employer
Legal placements, Inc
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Premier DC law firm has an excellent entry-level opportunity for a recent college graduate with a strong GPA (3.5 and above). The title of this position is Practice Assistant which is essentially an entry-level paralegal. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn the litigation process and complete legal research. The client is seeking someone that is eager to learn and has availability to work regular overtime in the evenings and weekends. This is a fast-paced and project driven opportunity and the successful person must be resourceful, pay close attention to detail and anticipate various needs in the stages of the project work. Qualifications include; prior office and research experience (ideally in a law firm) and someone that highly organized and motivated to follow through with given assignments, and has proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills. In this role the practice assistant will support the litigation practices. The position will also provide overflow paralegal-type assistance to other regulatory groups as needed. The primary responsibilities include assisting with the preparation of filings, preparing routine documents, faxing, filing (indexing, tabbing and maintaining files) and other administrative and research tasks as assigned. Qualified candidates please send your cover letter and resume to Kimberly Weathers, [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. Strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills Prior office and research experience Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite