Legal Administrative Assistant
LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT NON-EXEMPT LOCATION: Washington, D.C. REGULAR SCHEDULED HOURS: Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. with 1 hour for lunch (35-hour work week) ***Must be flexible to work overtime as needed Mid-size law firm with a prestigious Trial and Appellate Litigation practice in the heart of D.C. seeks a Legal Administrative Assistant to support a named Partner. This is a valuable and exciting introduction to a fast-paced legal environment! RESPONSIBILITIES: >Providing general assistance / coverage to the Partner >Assisting other attorneys and paralegals with court filings as well as the production of final documents (including copying and binding); preparing and completing e-filings with various courts >Proofreading and editing documents for appropriate grammar, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and typographical errors with a high degree of accuracy >Arranging and coordinating travel schedules and reservations >Arranging and coordinating meetings, preparing agendas, making appointments, and reserving facilities >Preparing attorney expense reports; entering attorney time for billing purposes >Photocopying and scanning correspondence, pleadings, reports, and other printed materials >Printing legal cases utilizing automated legal research sources >Answering and screening incoming phone calls >Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: >At least 1-2 legal internships OR a similar administrative position in an office setting >High Prove It! scores (at least 85% in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; at least 87% – no more than 5 wrong – in Grammar & Spelling; minimum typing speed of 65 WPM) >Exceptional word processing / computer skills; knowledge of Windows applications and Microsoft Office Suite >Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate positive communication within a diverse group of clients, attorneys, support staff, and vendors >Outstanding organizational / time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize numerous tasks >A polished and professional demeanor with great energy, eagerness, and the inclination to proactively seek out work / go above and beyond Please submit your resume in Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
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