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Legal Assistant The Thomas Law Office PLC Fairfax, VA Apply Now on Partner Site Job DescriptionJOB DESCRIPTIONSmall law firm located in the heart of the City of Fairfax is seeking a full time Legal Assistant with at least 1 year relevant experience. This is a fast-paced business litigation environment and the ideal candidate is hard working, independent, and can work under pressure and multi-task. The position is as challenging as it is rewarding, and is ideal for a go-getter who is very organized, has impeccable spelling and grammar, and a strong work ethic.SPECIFIC DUTIESCopy, scan, and organize legal materials, case filings, correspondence, and office documents.Work with attorneys to format and file documents, exhibits, pleadings, and briefs relating to court hearings, trials, appeals, and various motions.Docket and calendar management, schedule meetings, reserve conference rooms, and arrange for video teleconferences.Answer phones, screen new case calls, complete intake forms, and answer routine client questions.Order office supplies and oversee day-to-day office administrative and management tasks.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSBachelor’s Degree or Associates preferred and one year of experience working as legal assistant in a law office.Computer Skills: Ability to perform standard functions in software applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel databases, Adobe Acrobat, One Drive and specialized office systems. Knowledge of Lexis, Clio, and Lexicata is a plus.Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills when interacting with clients, court personnel, clerk's office, and other individuals.Professionalism: Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with others, meet established deadlines, and work in a high intensity litigation environment.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS- Strong attention to detail.- Ability to multi-task, be flexible, think on your feet, and make decisions based on good common sense.- Ability to closely follow established policies and procedures.- Ability to learn from constructive feedback.- Ability to genuinely connect with clients and potential clients.- Ability to deal with the occasional difficult individual, with grace and professionalism.- Familiarity with business litigation is a plus, but not required.ADDITIONAL BENEFITSPaid Time OffPaid HolidaysFree and Convenient ParkingFlexible HoursBeautiful, New, and Clean Work EnvironmentSalary: $15-$20/hourTo apply, please follow the instructions below. We will discard, without review, any applications that are not compliant with these instructions:In the body of your application (which is the space provided by Indeed that is labeled “Cover Letter”), place this symbol “@“. Please also include your salary requirements.Thank you for taking the time to read this listing, and if you believe you would be a good fit for the position, we look forward to hearing from you.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour    New Posted Dec 12th Apply Today