Paralegal Needed

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

DUTIES:
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.,…..

REQUIREMENTS:
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 talem@leftwichlaw.com. Employment references must include telephone numbers.

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

 

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