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Legal Assistant (Part-Time)

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Location
Fairfax, VA
Hourly
$25.00 - $30.00
Job Type
Temp To Perm
Date
Apr 24, 2018
Job ID
2592024
Law firm in Fairfax, Virginia near Fairfax County Judicial Complex is in need of an experienced Legal Assistant to support two attorneys.  
 

Company:  Law firm
 
Location: 
Fairfax, VA
 
Job Type:
Temp to Direct
 
Hours/Schedule:
30-35 hours/week, Monday through Friday.

Rate: $25-$30/hour
 
Job Description: 

 
Responsibilities:
  • Maintains the organization of client files
  • Monitors, maintains and arranges calendars and client meetings
  • Meets deadlines; documents actions; inputs information into a file database and case management software; and confirms case status with all active parties
  • Actively maintains contact with clients and communicating the progression of their case effectively
  • Maintains client accounts and costs by verifying outstanding balances owed to inside counsel for attorney’s fees, third party providers and vendors providing a service
  • Has a desire to grow professionally by continued education courses pertaining to their role as legal assistant and exploring opportunities that add value to job accomplishments
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a specialized area is preferred
  • Experience working in a law firm a plus
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to multitask in busy environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to be proactive in job performance and prioritize assignments
  • Detailed-oriented, focused and dependable
  • Ability to type 60+/wpm Proficiency 
  • Exposure to PCLAW, Lexis Nexis, and Time Matters preferred
  • Critical and analytical proofreading skills