Floater Legal Administrative Assistant

Employer
Legal E
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
May 20, 2019
Closes
May 21, 2019
Industry
Law
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

FLOATER LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

LOCATION: Washington, D.C.

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

Mid-size litigation firm in downtown D.C. seeks a bright entry-level with at least one year of law firm or office experience, preferably two, to join their dynamic team as a Legal Administrative Assistant. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proofreading and editing documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and typographical errors with a high degree of accuracy
  • Preparing pleadings and correspondence of a legal nature such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas from draft form
  • Assisting attorneys and paralegals with court filings, production of final documents (including copying and binding), and preparing and completing electronic filings with courts
  • Organizing and maintaining pleadings for large, complex litigation matters; ensuring proper indexing and filing of original legal documents (in hard copy and electronic form)
  • Filing correspondence and legal documents in office paper and electronic filing systems; conducting periodic review for possible storage of older files and preparing files for off-site storage
  • Arranging and coordinating complex travel schedules and reservations
  • Preparing attorney expense reports with a high degree of accuracy; entering attorney time for billing in a timely manner
  • Reviewing, editing, and preparing cover letters and invoice summaries of client bills for billing partners
  • Coordinating and arranging meetings, preparing agendas, making appointments, and reserving facilities
  • Making photocopies and scanning correspondence, pleadings, reports, and other printed materials
  • Printing legal cases using automated legal research sources
  • Answering and screening attorney phone calls
  • Performing special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years of law firm or office experience in a professional services environment
  • Exceptional word processing and computer skills to include knowledge of Windows applications and Microsoft Office and a minimum accurate typing speed of 65 WPM
  • Strong interpersonal skills so as to be able to facilitate positive communication within a diverse group of clients, attorneys, support staff, and vendors
  • Ability to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact; ability to maintain confidentiality of attorney-client relationships
  • Outstanding organizational skills along with the ability to prioritize and multi-task under strict deadlines  

Please submit your resume in Word format to sstrauss@mylegale.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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