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Legal Assistant

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Legal E

Washington, WA
Legal
29 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time

LEGAL ASSISTANT

(Washington, DC)

Exceptional DC firm (metro-accessible) seeks a Legal Assistant.

Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of law firm or in-house legal department experience. This individual will be responsible for assisting other paralegals and attorneys with complex mass tort settlements - administering class action and individual settlements, and processing claims (tracking bankruptcies, probates, and liens asserted against settlements; compiling medical records; and tracking claimant data).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing support for a variety of client matters - processing settled claims, preparing for client meetings and negotiations, conducting research, and providing general attorney matter support
  • Reviewing and analyzing medical records as well as legal and financial documents
  • Maintaining various Excel tracking charts - manipulating and sorting data, and preparing reports and statistics
  • Maintaining accurate records (electronic and physical)
  • Assisting with minimal administrative support tasks - sorting and distributing mail, answering phone calls, replenishing office supplies (including snacks and beverages), and catering and conference room set-up

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of law firm or in-house legal department experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Experience utilizing document management programs, web-based conference call/web-sharing applications, Adobe products, PACER, and Westlaw
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and prioritize
  • Ability to perform effectively with little/no supervision and within established time limits and ongoing deadlines
  • Must be flexible to incur overtime

Firm is metro-accessible and offers competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

Great opportunity to be involved in an interesting practice area and work with exceptional individuals in a collegial environment!

Please submit your resume in Word format to: .

We look forward to hearing from you!

Reference: 635131847