Legal Assistant - Fairfax, VA

Employer
Legal E
Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
May 22, 2019
Closes
May 23, 2019
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL

Fairfax, VA 

Boutique litigation firm in Fairfax is seeking a highly skilled Legal Assistant/Paralegal to assist two Business Litigation partners and one Real Estate Litigation Of Counsel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining attorney calendars
  • Preparing and assembling trial binders
  • Drafting shell discovery documents
  • Proofreading and finalizing pleadings and correspondence
  • Submitting filings with the appropriate courts
  • Scheduling depositions
  • Monitoring emails 
  • Maintaining electronic and paper files
  • Assisting with overflow tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least one (1) year of Business Litigation experience, preferably in the state of Virginia, required
  • Strong knowledge of Virginia and federal court systems
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Excellent technical skills - Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat - with solid knowledge of legal databases
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

This is an ideal position for candidates who are seeking hybrid responsibilities and are accustomed multi-tasking, working under strict time constraints, and meeting tight deadlines. 

Firm offers a collegial work environment and observes a 37.50-hour work week.

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

We look forward to hearing from you!

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