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Experienced Paralegal (Fairfax)

compensation: Compensation is based on experience
employment type: full-time

Family law firm in Fairfax looking for an experienced legal assistant who has experience with Virginia court systems and procedures. We are looking for someone with 2 to 5 years of experience working in the legal field (preferably in family law). The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:
• Tracking of all case deadlines as set forth in any scheduling order
• Adding deadlines and ticklers to attorney calendars
• Checking for appropriate service of documents.
• Drafting discovery requests/subpoenas
• Drafting objections to discovery
• Drafting responses to discovery
• Client interfacing, particularly with respect to discovery
• Reviewing discovery responses for deficiencies and drafting letters/pleadings regarding same
• Drafting basic pleadings, motions and orders
• Drafting agreements
• Legal research including cite checking and people searches
• Drafting of demonstrative exhibits
• Drafting of various VADER forms including ED sheets, support guidelines, income and expense sheets and Brandenburg calculations
• Preparing exhibit binders for trial
• Notarization, if certified
• Taking new client calls
• Admin tasks as needed
• Other tasks as needed

We are looking for someone who is:
· Detail-oriented
· Motivated
· Organized
· Reliable
· Able to multi-task
· A team player
Candidate will have experience in:
· Family law
· Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, Outlook and Word
· HotDocs/Worldox (preferred but not required)
· Working directly with clients

Our firm offers:
· Competitive salary (based on experience)
· Health, dental and vision insurance
· Paid time off
· Company paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
· Paid holidays
· 401(k) plan
We are an equal opportunity employer. Please email resume and salary requirements
Job Type: Full-time
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7195930717


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