Legal Assistant (Norfolk, VA)

Our law firm seeks Legal Assistants to support attorneys who practice Litigation, Workers’ Compensation and Labor Law.

Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black has provided legal services to businesses nationally and internationally since 1883. The firm offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Drafts, reviews, proofreads, and routes routine correspondence, reports, and legal documents
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Organizes client conferences and attorney meetings
  • Communicates and schedules appointments with clients
  • Schedules couriers, court reporters, and other special functions
  • Prepares expense reports
  • Makes travel arrangements
  • Maintains attorney calendars and proactively anticipates the attorneys’ needs
  • Files and secures client documents
  • Enters time into billing system
  • Assists in processing and transmitting client invoices

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Highly organized
  • Excellent time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with others in a team
  • Ability to follow firm procedures and adhere to the firm’s personnel policies

Experience:

  • 3-5 years relevant experience in a professional legal setting is required