Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Old Towne Associates, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 06, 2020

Posted on

May 01, 2020

Location

Alexandria, VA, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation
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Paralegal Job Opening 

Company Name:  Old Towne Associates, P.C.

Company Location: Alexandria, VA

PARALEGAL 
Old Towne Associates, P.C. (“OTA”) is a local law firm representing employees who stand up to wrongdoing in the workplace in matters involving civil rights, labor, and employment law. Our clients' success determines our own. We ensure both by collaborating with our clients to achieve their goals. We are passionate about what we do and pride ourselves on providing exceptional services to our clients. OTA is looking for a paralegal to join our team in a full-time role in August 2019.


Throughout their tenure at OTA, our Paralegals gain substantive hands-on legal experience that develops their skills daily as they learn the legal procedure, litigation strategy, and client advocacy through their work. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in law school, to gain a better understanding of the practice of law, and to see first-hand how strong work product can have a great impact on our clients, our practice, and case precedent.


We are only considering candidates who have GRIT, are energetic, detail-oriented, proactive and highly motivated and are able to manage multiple priorities and their time well.  They must exhibit the highest standards of excellence, good judgment, professional confidentiality and integrity, and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous and professional attitude.  They must possess excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, and superior analytical ability. The selected Paralegals will gain invaluable practical experience working directly with the Principal and Firm clients on cases to provide high-level assistance throughout all phases of litigation and trial work.  This is a wonderful mentorship opportunity for future law students to learn about law practice.

 

Duties

  • Assist attorneys with handling a diverse portfolio of legal matters 
  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
  • Order office supplies
  • Coordinate recycling drop off
  • Create, organize, and maintain both administrative and client files
  • Maintain calendar/schedule (heavy calendar management)
  • Assist in preparing and filing pleadings for Court
  • Edit and input accurate time entries for partners, contractors, and other attorneys (using Rocketmatter)
  • Regularly coordinate conference calls, meetings, and travel arrangements
  • Communicate with clients, contractors, and vendors
  • Track and submit reimbursements
  • Track and submit Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Bar, and various association requirements
  • Draft, proofread, and revise correspondence and documents
  • Assist attorneys with organizing exhibits and maintaining pleading indexes and files
  • Perform substantive and procedural legal research and summarize your research assignments for attorneys
  • Assist attorneys with drafting EEOC and NLRB administrative documents
  • Assist attorneys with drafting legal memoranda, complaints, substantive preliminary and trial motions and oppositions, and appeal motions
  • Assist attorneys with preparing discovery requests, responses and document productions
  • Assist attorneys with preparing discovery deficiency letters
  • Assist attorneys with drafting proposed orders and letters to the court 
  • Assist attorneys with issuing subpoenas and preparing for court hearings
  • Summarize deposition testimony
  • Prepare deposition, trial, and expert materials

Company info

Old Towne Associates, P.C.

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