Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant - Commercial Real Estate/Litigation
Bregman, Berbert, Schwartz & Gilday, LLC, an AV-rated, full-service law firm located in Downtown Bethesda, is looking for an energetic, experienced and reliable Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant to support 5-6 attorneys in its Commercial Real Estate and Litigation departments. **Applicants MUST have strong word processing, typing, document editing and formatting skills (Microsoft Word & Excel) and understand that these tasks are a large part of the position.** Essential Responsibilities: Supporting 5-6 attorneys (with the majority of time spent assisting a senior partner), which includes, but is not limited to, the following duties: word processing/typing/re-keying; transcription; dictation; document revisions; document formatting; document redlining; attorney time entry; file maintenance (including keeping a large number of paper and electronic files organized and easy to find); calendar maintenance; drafting correspondence; assisting with document productions; copying; mailing (including certified mail, FedEx); keeping status lists and client information up-to-date; providing occasional back-up phone coverage for receptionist; making some travel arrangements; maintaining attorneys' various organization membership files. Experience operating a typewriter and dictation machine strongly preferred. Required Skills/Attributes: cents € cents Accurate typing speed of 65+ wpm cents € cents Strong word processing/document formatting skills cents € cents Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), including experience with redlining (Word "compare docs" function) - candidate must be willing to take a short practical exam cents € cents Superior organization and time management skills cents € cents Exceptional attention to detail cents € cents Patience and a positive attitude cents € cents Energy and enthusiasm cents € cents Eagerness to learn, ability to learn quickly cents € cents Takes initiative, anticipates needs of attorneys cents € cents Outstanding oral and written communications skills cents € cents Looking for a long-term, stable job with great benefits Required Education and Work Experience: cents € cents Three or more years' experience as a Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant or Paralegal Salary/Benefits: cents € cents Competitive starting salary (based upon experience) with opportunity for raises based upon performance cents € cents Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance cents € cents 401K/Profit Sharing Plan cents € cents Paid time off/holidays cents € cents Annual holiday bonus cents € cents Access to on-site fitness facility cents € cents Paid parking in Downtown Bethesda OR a monthly Metro stipend cents € cents Family-like work environment cents € cents Fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and grow professionally To apply, please send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume (in Word format).