Paralegal Needed

The law firm of Leftwich & Ludaway LLC is seeking an experienced paralegal. This is a General Practice Firm

Paralegal duties would be consistent working for a general practice firm, including, under direction of attorneys, drafting minor pleadings and motions to be filed with local and federal courts, boards and regulatory commissions; drafting correspondence, conducting legal research,; coordinating of firm-wide schedules; compiling and reviewing and summarizing documents that may be responsive to requests for production and summarizing depositions and other transcripts; maintaining files for several attorneys; interacting with the court personnel; and assisting attorneys during trials In addition, paralegal may be required to perform some administrative tasks such as typing, filing, and answering telephones.,…..

Must be fluent in Spanish to review translations and support attorneys at meetings and hearings. Previous paralegal experience is required; paralegal certificate from an ABA qualified program a plus. Candidate must have experience with standard legal citation system sufficient to perform basic legal research. Must also have experience with legal research tools such as, LexisNexis/Westlaw… Candidate must possess excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills, in addition to the ability to multi-task. Proficiency with MS programs and with a variety of other computer applications, including, database, spreadsheet, imaging and telecommunications. The ability/flexibility to work overtime is a must.
DC residents encouraged to apply.

Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday with some overtime required

Location: 1400 K Street, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005-2403

Salary: Competitive salary ($40,000 – $45,000) and excellent benefits

Please fax cover letter, resume and 3 employment references to 202-434-7282 Thecla Alem or send information by email to Employment references must include telephone numbers.

For additional information, I may be reached at (202) 434-9133.


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