Legal Administrative Assistant

District of Columbia, DC

Posted: 06/10/2024 Employment Type: Legal Assistant Industry: Legal Job Number: AT-DC-49916 Pay Rate: 69K+ Depending on experience

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join a prestigious law firm. 

In this role, you will have a variety of objectives which could include scheduling appointments, making travel arrangements, and also coordinate billing attorneys, etc.

This is a full time and direct hire role. Monday-Friday, 9AM-5:30PM.


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Prioritizing assignments and preparing often sensitive and detailed correspondence
  • Effectively obtaining familiarity with routine office procedures and forms in order to respond appropriately to detailed inquiries
  • Scheduling appointments, making travel and/or meeting arrangements and maintaining business calendars
  • Effectively establishing and maintaining well-organized files, while managing the integrity of original client documents
  • Coordinating with billing attorneys on all monthly pre-bills and necessary revisions; preparing bills for mailing, maintaining billing records and entering attorney time
  • Maintaining confidentiality, assuring work product is accurate and presented professionally and making efforts to foster a positive rapport with all internal and external 


If you are excited about this role, please apply today. If you are unsure that you qualify, please apply anyway and our experienced recruiters will evaluate your application. 

Please Contact: Ashley Thornton

Job Requirements



  • High School Diploma required; bachelor's degree preferred but not required.
  • A minimum of two years prior relevant work experience within a law firm or professional services environment; prior experience working within a Real Estate Finance or transactional practice group preferred
  • Advanced use of MS Word and Outlook; familiarity with Aderant or Elite preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of document management systems; iManage Work preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced computer aptitude in order to use various features of multiple software programs
  • Ability to multitask and meet time-sensitive deadlines; accepting responsibility for producing a complete and accurate work product
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints
  • A high level of communication skills requiring social sensitivity and willingness to gain extensive knowledge of department procedures in order to communicate effectively with staff, management, attorneys, and clients
  • Flexibility to work overtime, when needed


Work Conditions

  • Based in Washington DC.
  • Core Hours of Monday – Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.


For immediate Consideration:

Please Contact: Ashley Thornton


Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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