Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Employer
Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Kuder, Smollar, Friedman, and Mihalik, PC, located off of Dupont Circle in Washington DC, is a premier family law firm practicing in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. We are seeking a Paralegal / Legal Assistant to become a part of our team! You will play a critical role in preparing the attorneys for hearings and trials and also be the point person for handling discovery-related tasks, such as : receiving and organizing client documents, issuing subpoenas, meeting deadlines, etc. Candidates with a strong interest in law who are looking to transition into a legal environment that endorses stability and a supportive culture should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Responsibilities: ‚Äč Assist attorneys with drafting, editing, proofreading, and formatting legal documents and correspondence Assist attorneys with all aspects of discovery, including organizing and producing documents Assist attorneys with all aspects of litigation, including preparation and organization of trial exhibits File legal documents in District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia Courts, both electronically and in person Communicate with clients, counsel, and courts Clerical work and other duties as assigned The ideal candidate for this career opportunity will have at minimum : BA/BS Degree and/or 4+ years of paralegal experience (with an emphasis on previous experience in VA cases) Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills Exceptional attention to detail Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines Self-starter who is proactive and conscientious Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Experience with CaseFileXpress, TrueFiling and/or VADER