Job Details

Executive Legal Assistant (litigation)

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 28, 2020

Valid Through

Sep 10, 2020

Posted on

May 22, 2020

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Profile

Executive Legal Assistant (Litigation)
The candidate should have experience to support several attorneys across our four practice groups: Government Contracting, Labor & Employment, Business & Corporate, and Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Must have a proven work ethic, excellent communication and organizational skills, and substantive experience supporting attorneys in litigation matters, including assembly of pleadings and motions, general filing procedures for state and federal courts and local agencies, and compilation and preparation of exhibits. Should be proficient in multi-tasking while prioritizing competing demands. Only individuals with three or more years of legal assistant experience and a college degree will be considered. In addition to the duties listed above, this position also entails many administrative functions which include scheduling, proofing and formatting documents, inputting changes, preparing exhibits, maintaining attorney calendars, communicating with clients and other outside sources, occasional answering of telephones, transcription, billable time entry, and revising PowerPoint presentations. Legal Assistants also provide overflow assistance to other Assistants in the firm. It is critical that Assistants have strong computer skills and be extremely detail-oriented. Applicants should be proficient in the Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as Adobe Acrobat (PDF). It is a requirement of the position that candidates possess advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, including the ability to effectively use styles, cross referencing, auto-numbering, etc. Experience or familiarity with conflicts checks and setting up new clients and matters is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PilieroMazza PLLC
888 17th Street, NW,
11th Floor
Washington, DC 20006

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