15 days old
2018-06-072018-07-07

Bilingual Project Legal Assistant

Washington, District of Columbia 20001
  • Job Code
    1118
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
The Washington, DC office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Bilingual Project Legal Assistant.  Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.   
 
Bilingual Project Legal Assistants assist our legal staff in preparing for depositions, due diligence investigations, pre and post-closing transactional work, document productions, and hearings and trials in English and Spanish. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure.
 
Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials.
  • Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials.
  • Maintains, indexes and organizes case files and workrooms.
  • Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage.
  • Assists with document collection, review and production.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizes legal research software.
  • Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
  • Schedules lien searches and filings.
  • Prepares closing sets.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Organizes and schedules diligence materials.
  • Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
  • Prepares audit letter responses.
  • Conducts research using various resources including databases and the internet.
  • Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to speak, read and write English and Spanish fluently.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Excellent academic record.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently and effectively.
  • Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and collegiality.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills, critical thinking abilities and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and weekends and travel, as necessary.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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