Overview

Washington, DC 

Summary

The Project Assistant role is a two-year position supporting attorneys in the Dispute Resolution department with a focus on White Collar Defense & Government Investigations. This position is an opportunity for individuals interested in law school or becoming a Paralegal to gain law firm experience. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with administrative tasks, including filing, scanning, printing, and organization of documents and information.
  • Assist with document collection, production, organization, and management.
  • Assist case teams with routine preparations depositions, trials and hearings, including the assembly of witness files, reference binders, timelines and other demonstrative exhibits for use in court.
  • Conduct specialized legal research projects.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Record of strong academic achievement.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team.
  • Self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines.

Salary: Highly competitive above market experience
Date Active: 9.21.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt