Available Position

Legal Assistant & Office Receptionist

About the Role

This full-time Legal Assistant & Office Receptionist position will provide administrative assistance to several attorneys at our firm, including one senior partner, as well as receptionist duties for the entire office. Ideally this person will work in-office five days a week, although a hybrid schedule will be considered.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Drafting, editing & filing correspondence
  • Proofreading large documents
  • Entering attorney time, and preparing bills
  • Assisting with file organization management
  • Coordinating travel arrangements and submitting expense reimbursements 
  • Sorting and distributing daily mail/deliveries and tracking package deliveries
  • Answering, screening, and forwarding incoming phone calls
  • Greeting and welcoming guests as they arrive at the office (rarely)

Skills required include:

  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, including billing and document management.

Education & Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of professional office & billing experience
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Knowledge of a legal billing system such as JURIS is desirable

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, and LTD available
  • Pretax metro benefits
  • 4 weeks of PTO and 10 paid federal holidays
  • A 401k plan is offered after 6-months. The firm does not match.
  • Firm contribution to retirement plan after 2 years
  • Bi-monthly direct deposit

How to Apply

Interested applicants that meet the qualifications listed are asked to submit a cover letter and resume. If a 2nd interview is requested, a list of three professional references and a writing sample will be required. Prior employment will be verified if hired.

No phone calls, please.

COVID-19 considerations:

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required before the start date. CDC-recommended COVID practices are followed, and hand sanitizer is provided.

WC&B is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other protected class in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.

Job Details

Salary
$50,000 to $69,000 a year
Job type
Full time
Number of hires for this role
1

About WC&B

Seeking a full-time Legal Assistant & Office Receptionist position to support multiple attorneys at our firm, including one senior partner. Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, LLP is the leading DC law firm specializing in providing a full range of legal services to nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations.

 

Located in Washington, DC, on Pennsylvania Avenue near the Farragut North and West metro stations. The 30- person boutique law firm is celebrating 50+ years of dedicated service! WC&B values efficiency, hard work, and a friendly environment. WC&B recognizes the importance of a healthy work-life balance and strives to accommodate its employees’ needs while expecting loyalty, a positive attitude, and open communication in return.

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