Job Details

Litigation Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Richmond, VA

Date Last Verified

Feb 03,2018

Posted on

Feb 02,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Legal Assistant Duties: Support up to 4 attorneys on busy Commercial Litigation practice area team who works with clients to develop efficient and cost-effective business solutions to fit clients needs in all aspects of commercial litigation. Performing secretarial duties utilizing legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Preparing legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. Coordinating and managing routine administrative work, such as opening matters, maintaining electronic and physical files, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reports, and time and data entry. May also assist with legal research, as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 3-5 years of litigation legal experience required. Business litigation experience preferred. Experience supporting clients in matters involving construction disputes, employment law, general commercial law and real estate litigation. Experience with state and federal court filing is required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Outlook, Uses Nuance pdf Converter, Adobe Pro/Reader, WorkSite/FileSite document management system, and Westlaw so proficiency with these programs is preferred or experience with similar legal programs required. Superior organizational skills, display great attention to detail, possess professional client interaction skills, and be able to prioritize multiple assignments while meeting last minute deadlines.

Additional info

Tracking Code: 801-277

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
LeClairRyan LLP
919 East Main Street
Twenty-Fourth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219


"Pay not awful, team members good"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Give the people more money, and energize the place. I think more energy involved with create an energized place would help a lot.

Pros : Worked here for 8 years and have learned a lot within the place. The team as a whole is great and very fun to be around.
Cons : I think the pay is on the lower scale of things, and sometimes the energy surrounding everyone is low.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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