Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 31, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 13, 2021

Posted on

Jan 15, 2019

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

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

Responsibilities: Act in a confidential capacity to all attorneys Manage calendar, schedule and coordinate meetings/events Calendaring court dates in results and Outlook (court appearances, dates briefs are due, etc.) Reconcile purchase card expenses and prepare vouchers to submit invoices for payment. Maintain and manage administration needs (i.e. office supplies, IT support, etc.). Proofread and cite-check documents; review grammar and sentence structure; check citations to determine the accuracy of citation and format according to the Bluebook, local court rules, or other citation guidelines required by the court. Prepare and file documents such as motions, memoranda of law, briefs, orders, petitions for filing, recording and process service via mail, facsimile or messenger. Prepare correspondence to be sent to clients, courts, and other attorneys. Prepare trial notebooks and exhibits. Maintain the case file and details using internal systems. (iManage, Outlook, and internal databases). Organize, index and summarize Discovery materials. Assist attorneys with compliance of all court rules regarding maintaining files, as well as internal ADF policies, such as the Document Retention Policy. Monitoring status of legislation and cases via PACER and internet sources.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 3-5 years' legal assistant experience preferred; (may consider candidates with less experience, and if hired, will start as Legal Secretary depending on experience). Knowledge of: Local court rules to ensure that they are followed for each case. Federal civil procedure and process of filing a lawsuit. Demonstrated proficiency in: Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Word, and Outlook. Strong time management skills. Strong organizational skills. Excellent analytical skills. Ability to: Professionally handle confidential information. Learn, understand, and apply basic legal principles to particular sets of facts. Make sounds decisions under demanding conditions.

Additional info

Ref. 467023

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Alliance Defending Freedom
15100 N. 90th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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