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The Institute for Justice, the national law firm for liberty, seeks an energetic, detail-oriented, and professional individual to fill the role of Paralegal and Office Manager for its Washington Chapter located in Bellevue. The ideal candidate will have a good sense of humor and the ability to juggle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines. Prior experience in a legal environment is preferred. This important staff member will have the following responsibilities:
-Proofread and cite-check legal documents.
-Prepare tables of contents and authorities for legal briefs.
-Prepare affidavits for clients and expert witnesses.
-Maintain case files.
-Read and interpret court rules and determine compliance for filings.
-Register attorneys for education courses; track and update bar memberships.
-Track legislative updates throughout the session.
-Help attorneys and other staff with special projects.
-Manage law clerk schedules and plan activities.
-Schedule and coordinate meetings.
-Plan and manage attorney travel.
-Answer all incoming telephone calls.
-Greet visitors, guests, and couriers.
-Receive and distribute incoming mail.
-Maintain general office supplies.
-Other duties as assigned.
-1-4 years legal/office experience.
-Experience performing legal research on Lexis and/or Westlaw.
-High proficiency in word processing.
IJ offers a stimulating and enjoyable work environment with opportunities for professional growth as well as an excellent benefit package. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:
Human Resource Department
Institute for Justice 901 North Glebe Road, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22203
No phone calls, please.
Admin/Human Resources, Early-Career, Full-Time, Law.