Available Position

Legal Assistant

About the Role

This full-time Legal Assistant position to support multiple attorneys at our firm, including one senior partner.

Responsibilities

  • Position requires attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to include billing and document management.
  • Responsibilities include, but not limited to: drafting correspondence, editing and proofreading large documents, filing documents, entering attorney time, and preparing bills.
  • Assist with file organization management
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Process expense reimbursements 
  • Dictation skills helpful

Requirements

  • Professional written and verbal communication
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Preferred candidate is seeking longevity in this position verse a steppingstone position

Education & Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of professional office & billing experience
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook, 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
  • Hybrid remote work is available after the training period.

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. We verify prior employment once you are hired.

No phone calls, please.

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our staff safe, masks are required at all times and CDC-recommended COVID practices are followed. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required before the start date.

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
$55,000 to $70,000 a year
Job type
Full time
Number of hires for this role
1

About WC&B

Seeking a full-time Legal Assistant 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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