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Alliance Defense Fund

Legal Assistant

Alliance Defense Fund
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Date Posted: 03/23/2010
Categories: Legal
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Legal Assistant - Washington D.C.
ADF is seeking a highly professional Legal Assistant located at our Washington D.C. Regional Service Center. As Legal Assistant, you will have at least 3 years of progressively responsible administrative experience preferably within a law firm. Familiarity with basic constitutional law is required. You will be proficient in MS Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook. A paralegal certification is desirable, but not required.

Through your attention to detail, organizational and proven communication skills, you will support the legal staff with administrative duties including, but not limited to, answering the main phone line and greeting guests, legal research, preparing correspondence and legal documents, proofreading and editing documents, maintaining files and coordinating meeting/travel arrangements.

As a full-time Legal Assistant, you will be expected to occasionally put in the extra time it takes to help the legal staff meet litigation deadlines.