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FT Legal Assistant/Paralegal (Fairfax)

compensation: $16 + DOE
employment type: full-time

Fairfax family law firm in need of an experienced legal assistant with at least two years of family law experience. This is a very busy office, and we need an experienced legal assistant to help us with our administrative workload. This may be a supervisory position for the right candidate.

The ideal candidate possesses an impeccable ability to pay attention to detail, superb phone mannerisms, communication skills, and will exude maturity and professionalism.

Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 to 5:30, and all applicants must be able to work extra hours, as necessary. You must not only be reliable but also have reliable transportation. This is a full-time position with accrued paid time off, available health care, vision, and dental benefits, and 401K after a probationary and waiting period.

Responsibilities include:

Answer calls from prospective and existing clients, and other receptionist duties, as needed.
Draft letters to court, counsel, clients, and other parties.
Draft pleadings and motions.
Assist with discovery, including copying and bate-stamping.
Assist attorneys with trial preparation.
Keep track of time, billing, and payments from clients.
Maintain a client conflict database and update as necessary.
Keep track of client costs and invoices.
Book initial consultations and take payments.
Keep track of firm calendars.
Fax, scan and copy documents.
Arrange for courier services, court reporting and service of process.
Contact clerk's offices throughout Northern Virginia courts.
Organize files and open/close office.
Maintain database of active and closed files.

Proficient with: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Dropbox, Quickbooks, and Google Calendar.
Able to conduct legal research.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7187843836


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