One of R&W Group’s favorite law firms has a Legal Assistant opening in their Washington, DC office. The Legal Assistant will assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
Responsibilities include the following: Preparing, editing, and proofreading legal documents; assisting with trial preparation including organizing trial exhibits, notebooks, charts, graphs, and other visual aids; managing calendars and schedules by coordinating meetings, conference calls, and appointments; entering and processing expenses and invoices; coordinating and scheduling attorney travel; maintaining an awareness of attorneys' caseloads and statuses; establishing and maintaining attorneys' files; working with Excel and PowerPoint for a variety of assignments; and performing other duties as assigned.
A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelors or two-year degree preferred.
Ability to read, speak and write Spanish is a plus.
Excellent organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.
Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, various databases and Internet research skills.
Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
A proficiency with standard office procedures working in a team/collaborative environment.
Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.
Solid compensation and benefits. Great team. Apply on-line or register with us at www.r-wgroup.com.