Legal Administrative Assistant – Family Law (Washington, DC)

Offit Kurman, a quickly growing full-service law firm, is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join its Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must possess 3+ years prior experience supporting a family law practice or have a similar general litigation background.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Manage calendars, organize and schedule external and internal meetings, teleconferences, networking events, etc., maintain diary for court dates and follow-up.
  • Handle extensive client contact, both via phone, email, and in-person.
  • Organize and maintain filing and retrieval systems.
  • Open, maintain, and close client files.
  • File and e-file documents with various courts in D.C. and MD.
  • Prepare and draft a variety of legal documents.
  • Complete and track expense reports, credit card reconciliations, and reimbursements.
  • Organize attorney travel arrangements.
  • General office management: ordering and stocking supplies, as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years supporting family law practice preferred, but not required.
  • Proactive work style and analytical skills: able to read, research, review, verify and route correspondence, reports and legal documents.
  • Strong production skills with ability to produce accurate work product when transcribing tapes, formatting documents, inputting data, editing, copying, scanning and transmitting text, data and graphics.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in grammar and spelling.
  • Excellent client service skills with proven record of building effective relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software.

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. Offit Kurman offers a collegial, comfortable, and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching. We are a proud EEO employer and we are committed to a diverse workforce.