SourcePro Search has a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Administrative Assistant, in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience to be a part of the Administrative Services team, with the ability to commute to the DC office four times a week. The successful candidate will support attorneys across different levels (Partners/Counsel/Associates) and practice groups in managing their day to day tasks and providing them with administrative support. If you are looking to work in a friendly, collaborative environment that affords unique opportunities to expand your professional development, this role is for you.
What You'll Do:
Manage and maintain lawyers’ busy schedules and calendars
Serve as primary point of contact for clients in person and over the phone.
Provide administrative support to attorneys, including calendaring, drafting correspondence, and filing.
Prepare engagement letters.
Proofread client documents and other legal documents, as requested.
Answer client questions related to the administrative side of the process.
Maintain good communication with clients, attorneys and staff.
Prepare client billing and input time entry.
Schedule travel and meeting arrangements.
Make, screen and route telephone calls, place conference calls and schedule appointments.
Create and maintain legal files and indices.
Set up and maintain files and records.
Assist attorneys with client outreach and business development needs when requested.
Assist with overflow work as requested.
Perform other duties as assigned.
What You'll Bring:
Three plus years of administrative experience in a Law Firm or Corporate setting
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of Firm personnel
High level of professionalism and excellent customer service skills
Must take initiative and be a self-starter
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent organizational skills High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities within the Firm
Ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment
Solid time management and prioritization skills
Ability to work well under pressure
High level of discretion while working with sensitive information and documents