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Legal Assistant

Company: Z Family Law
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a detail-oriented legal assistant or paralegal who can hit the ground running to give our clients outstanding customer service and our attorney's detailed support. -To excel in this position, you need to have compassion and the ability to build relationships with our clients and know your way around a spreadsheet.

You are happy in fast-paced work environments, enjoy working in a team, and have an empathetic approach to clients.

If you see family law as an opportunity to help reimagine their new life, you will like the way we think.

You appreciate the value of streamlined policies and procedures to ensure that each client receives excellent representation and you are comfortable adapting your personal style to incorporate our high standards of care.

Skills and experience are important and valued, but your personality, character, intelligence, and integrity are extremely important considerations.

You love spending time with a good spreadsheet and are comfortable with technology.

Salary is commensurate with skill and experience. The compensation package includes a base salary plus generous bonus compensation for performance. We offer a significant benefits package including contribution to health insurance, employer-matched 401(k), an employer-sponsored life insurance policy, and paid time off.

--- Catalog and organize information for cases including assisting with managing metadata
--- Draft correspondence to clients as needed
--- Organize client meetings, mediations, and phone appointments for attorneys
--- Assist with managing attorney calendars
--- Filing pleadings and other Court documents in Maryland and the District of Columbia
--- Collaborate with attorneys to serve our clients whether this is preparing for mediation or preparing a trial
--- Work on cases within a team environment where collaborating with colleagues is the expectation, not the exception

A Legal Assistant must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A Legal Assistant must be friendly, empathetic, and organized. A Legal Assistant must be proficient with Microsoft Office 360 and Adobe Acrobat Pro. Additionally, you must possess the following skills:
--- Ability to multitask
--- Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
--- People Skills/Customer Service-A Legal Assistant should have excellent people skills with the confidence to address initial client complaints and soothe angry clients
--- Excellent Organizational Skills
--- Time Management
--- Ability to work in a team with other Legal Assistants and Attorneys

A Paralegal must have a certificate from an accredited paralegal program along with experience in the areas of legal research and drafting.

About Company:
Z Family Law, LLC, is a boutique family law firm in Rockville, Maryland that exists to empower and assist our clients to achieve the best possible version of their next chapter, whether this is through obtaining a divorce, modifying a child custody agreement, drafting a prenuptial agreement, assisting with adoption, or modifying child support.

Z Family Law, LLC continues to strive to maintain a workplace that is free from recognized hazards and to promote the health and well-being of our employees, their families, and those who visit our offices. As part of this effort, Z Family Law has implemented certain safety protocols utilizing CDC, OSHA, the local government, and other available guidance. All new hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to legal exemptions. - -

Keywords: Z Family Law, Rockville , Legal Assistant, Legal , Rockville, Maryland

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