Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Getty & Associates, P.C.   Locust Grove, VA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on January 20, 2023

Established Fredericksburg area law firm is seeking a Paralegal / Legal Assistant with law office experience including family law, criminal law, litigation, estate planning, and personal injury.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Open and manage client files
  • Schedule appointments
  • Assist attorneys with cases in: the preparation of court filings; drafting of legal correspondence, pleadings, orders, and discovery; and preparation of litigation materials
  • Prepare for client meetings, depositions, trials and other court appearances
  • Communicate with clients and court personnel in a professional manner
  • Calculate and calendar case related deadlines
Qualifications
  • Minimum of three years of law office experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Multi-task, prioritize, and manage large caseload with minimum supervision
  • Detail oriented and proficient in all aspects of their work
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced and deadline driven environment
  • Team player in established law office setting
  • Proficient with computer, telephone, and other office technology

Schedule:    Monday to Friday (8:30 am to 5:00 pm)

Application Requirements

  • Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements

Other Information

  • Full time / in person only position
  • Position is available immediately
  • $35,000 salary commensurate with experience.  
  • Benefits available